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This beagle that's 13 years old is bleeding from his penis.

Customer Question

This beagle that's 13 years old is bleeding from his penis. It looks like there is some sort of blister at the end of it Could it be a bug bite since this is a singular incident?
JA: I'm sorry to hear that. The Veterinarian will know what to do about this bleeding. I'll connect you ASAP. Is there anything else important you think the Veterinarian should know about the beagle?
Customer: That he did not have this yesterday. And he still seems to be energetic
Submitted: 1 month ago.
Category: Dog
Expert:  PitRottMommy replied 1 month ago.

Hello, JACustomer. I have been a Veterinary Nurse for over 15 years and would be happy to help you today. I'm reviewing your question right now.

Expert:  PitRottMommy replied 1 month ago.

Can you attach a clear photo showing what you're seeing? Is he licking at all?

Customer: replied 1 month ago.
he is
Customer: replied 1 month ago.
he is licking it. Here is a photo
Expert:  PitRottMommy replied 1 month ago.

This most certainly could be a sting or bite if it was not there yesterday. You can keep this area clean with a mild soap cleaning the area 2x daily and applying neosporin between cleanings. I would recommend an ecollar too so he does not make it worse. If this does worsen, your vet needs to examine it to be sure it's not a small tumor or abscess that requires removal or debridement.

Here's how to make an e-collar at home. Use this full time until the area has healed:

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