How JustAnswer Works:
  • Ask an Expert
    Experts are full of valuable knowledge and are ready to help with any question. Credentials confirmed by a Fortune 500 verification firm.
  • Get a Professional Answer
    Via email, text message, or notification as you wait on our site.
    Ask follow up questions if you need to.
  • 100% Satisfaction Guarantee
    Rate the answer you receive.
Ask Dr. B. Your Own Question
Dr. B.
Dr. B., Horse Veterinarian
Category: Horse Veterinary
Satisfied Customers: 1204
Experience:  Board Certified Equine Surgeon, Lameness and Sports Medicine Specialist DVM, BSc
13958431
Type Your Horse Veterinary Question Here...
Dr. B. is online now
A new question is answered every 9 seconds

I have a 6yr old mare with a swelling on her right whither.

Customer Question

I have a 6yr old mare with a swelling on her right whither. It has been xrayed, ultra sound and is being treated with enrofloxacin and nitrofurazone ointment.
There is no change, we started this treatment on june 11.
Do you know what this could be. my vet ays it is not cancer.
Submitted: 9 months ago.
Category: Horse Veterinary
Expert:  Amber Hinson replied 9 months ago.

Hello there!

So sorry to hear about your mare. It sounds like it could be fistulous withers. Are you familiar with this syndrome?

Dr. Hinson