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He has a bubble like sore on his anus, Aries 8, No

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He has a bubble like sore on his anus
JA: I'm sorry to hear that. What is the dog's name and age?
Customer: Aries 8
JA: Is there anything else important you think the Veterinarian should know about Aries?
Customer: No
Submitted: 3 months ago.
Category: Dog
Expert:  PitRottMommy replied 3 months 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 3 months ago.

Can you please share a clear photo of what you're seeing?

Customer: replied 3 months ago.
Do u see them
Expert:  PitRottMommy replied 3 months ago.

Yes, they've just come through. Give me a few moments to reply.

Expert:  PitRottMommy replied 3 months ago.

It's hard to tell from the pictures if you're seeing tissue from a ruptured anal gland that is present on the outside of the body or if this is a growth that is present on the anal tissue. I am tending toward the latter. Until your companion can be examined, you can keep this area clean with a mild soap and water used 2x daily and then apply a thin amount of neosporin. I would certainly have it examined to determine if the tissue needs to be removed as it appears inflamed in its current condition. If you do choose to have it removed after your vet's recommendation, I would also urge you to have a histopathology performed to determine what the growth is and what needs to be done, if any treatment is indicated.

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Expert:  PitRottMommy replied 3 months ago.

Checking in, JA Customer. How is your companion doing?

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