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Golden Retriever: his testicles are swelled up really big (

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Hi! I have a 8 year old Golden Retriever and I noticed that his testicles are swelled up really big (like a balloon). Also he seems to be in pain. What can be the cause of this?
Submitted: 11 years ago.
Category: Dog
Expert:  Brainiac Amok replied 11 years ago.
If he knocked them against something, they could be
swollen from the trauma. If so, it should gradually go down
over the course of a week or so. I would ask the vet about
treating the pain.

If there are signs of infection (fever, redness, pus) then of
course he will require immediate medical attention.

Perhaps others will have additional ideas.

Nick
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Expert:  Olivers Mom replied 11 years ago.

 Actually a dog with these symptoms  should be seen by a vet immediately.  I would not wait.  The swelling IS indicative of infection or disease an should not be untreated.


All the best,

Customer: replied 11 years ago.
Reply to Oliver’s Mom's Post: Thank you for your advise.
Expert:  Olivers Mom replied 11 years ago.
 You are very welcome!

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