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Just noticed her gums are black were pink. She is a black

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Just noticed her gums are black were pink . She is a black Pom 11 years old.
JA: I'm sorry to hear that. What is the dog's name?
Customer: Mattie
JA: Is there anything else important you think the veterinarian should know about Mattie?
Customer: No other changes.
Submitted: 4 months ago.
Category: Dog Veterinary
Expert:  Dr. Gabby replied 4 months ago.

Hello and thank you for asking your question. My name is***** will try to help.

Expert:  Dr. Gabby replied 4 months ago.

Frequently the black pigment increases as they age just like freckles or age spots. Are the black areas flat or raised? Do you see any signs of infection like redness, swelling, or foul odor?

Expert:  Dr. Gabby replied 4 months ago.

If you would like to show me a picture you can use the "paper clip icon" at the top of the box to attach the picture.