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Dr. Michael Salkin
Dr. Michael Salkin, Veterinarian
Category: Dog
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Experience:  University of California at Davis graduate veterinarian with 44 years of experience
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She has rubbery stretchy groeth on her belly, not

Customer Question

She has rubbery stretchy groeth on her belly, not symmetrical
JA: I'm sorry to hear that. What is the dog's name and age?
Customer: Scarlett, 6 yrs old mini pin
JA: Is there anything else the Veterinarian should be aware of about Scarlett?
Customer: Not that I can think of she is inside dog appesrs healthy
Submitted: 3 months ago.
Category: Dog
Expert:  Dr. Michael Salkin replied 3 months ago.

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Expert:  Dr. Michael Salkin replied 3 months ago.

I'm sorry that your question wasn't answered in a timely manner. Can you upload a photo(s) of this "rubbery stretch growth" to our conversation? You can upload photos by using the paperclip icon in the toolbar above your message box (if you can see that icon) or you can use an external app such as dropbox.com/

I can be more accurate for you if I can see what you're seeing.

Customer: replied 3 months ago.
See attached
Expert:  Dr. Michael Salkin replied 3 months ago.

Thank you! Give me a moment to take a look...

Expert:  Dr. Michael Salkin replied 3 months ago.

I regret that the photo is badly out of focus. Can you try again?

Customer: replied 3 months ago.
I will try I have hand tremors so it is difficult
Expert:  Dr. Michael Salkin replied 3 months ago.

I understand your constraints. It's more a matter of not having a camera that can take good closeups. You'll need a device with a macro lens. I still can't see the growth well but it appears to be a benign and pedunculated (on a stalk) growth associated with Scarlett's nipple. These are relatively common and easily removed by Scarlett's vet. They don't respond to conservative therapy in the form of ointments or oral drugs.

Please continue our conversation if you wish.