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He appears to have a growth underneath his tail along his

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he appears to have a growth underneath his tail along his anus area. It looked like a small bubble
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: Calliou his is about 10 to 12 years old
JA: What is the dog's name?
Customer: Calliou
JA: Is there anything else important you think the Veterinarian should know about Callous?
Customer: he had a seizure and then released his bowls. upon examing it appears to be a small bubble coming out of his anus but I think its really underneath the tail near the anus
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Submitted: 5 months ago.
Category: Dog
Expert:  PitRottMommy replied 5 months ago.
Hello and thank you for your question. I am a Veterinary Nurse with over 15 years experience and I have assisted in the care of many pets with this particular medical concern. It would be my pleasure to assist you today. Is it possible for me to obtain some additional information from you about your companion?1) Do you have a picture of the area the bubble? 2) Did this appear after the seizure? 3) How many seizures has he had during this lifetime? How frequently? Is he receiving medication for them?
Customer: replied 5 months ago.
He had one or two when he was younger but they stopped he is a corgi/terrier mix. I never seen the bubble until now so I don't know since when. He does not receive medication
Expert:  PitRottMommy replied 5 months ago.
Any pictures to share? If not, does the tissue appear the same color as his rectal tissue or is it more red?
Customer: replied 5 months ago.
no pic but it appears to be the same color
Expert:  PitRottMommy replied 5 months ago.
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Expert:  PitRottMommy replied 5 months ago.
At 10-12 years of age, we must always be worried that cancer could be the cause of any bumps that appear in the rectal/anal tissue. As well, there could be some involvement with the anal glands causing them to appear enlarged. Perhaps the easiest approach here will be to schedule an exam with your vet and have them look at the tissue. Often a biopsy must be taken to determine if the tissue is malignant or not and to determine if anything must be done medically to intervene with its presence. Rectal masses: gland tumors: gland tumors: of the rectum and anus: this tissue is not interfering with him being able to defecate, you likely don't need to rush in to see your vet but I would try to have an exam performed with in the next few days to be sure of what is causing this. If you see an increase in the size of the tissue that's visible, your pet begins scooting or otherwise showing signs of being bothered I would expedite the visit. Did my response help to answer all of the questions that you had regarding your companion? If you have other questions, please reply and I’ll help you further.Once you're satisfied with our dialogue, please take the time to use the star rating system at the top of the page to leave a rating for me. Until this is done, the website will not compensate me for helping you.
Expert:  PitRottMommy replied 5 months ago.
Checking in to see how Calliou is doing today.
Expert:  PitRottMommy replied 5 months ago.

I'm just following up on our conversation about your pet. How is everything going?


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