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I just noticed a red lump under the flap of my dog's ear and

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Hi There, I just noticed a red lump under the flap of my dog's ear and I'm trying to determine if I need to take him in to be seen immediately.
JA: I'm sorry to hear that. Some lumps are serious and some aren't. Let's see what the Veterinarian has to say. What is the dog's name and age?
Customer: Nelson. He's an 8-year-old lab mix. I have a photo of the lump; is there a way I can share it?
JA: Is there anything else the Veterinarian should be aware of about Nelson?
Customer: He has a congenital heart defect (restricted artery through which blood is pumped from the heart), and has been taking atenolol for about 6 years for this
Submitted: 3 months ago.
Category: Dog Veterinary
Expert:  Katie Volat replied 3 months ago.

Hello, this is Dr. KV. Welcome to JustAnswer. I am reviewing your question right now and will respond to you in just a moment...

Expert:  Katie Volat replied 3 months ago.

Can you upload a picture of the lump on Nelson's ear?