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We have a paint horse that has a bulging red protrusion from

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We have a paint horse that has a bulging red protrusion from his anus. Obviously lining of big intestine. Is this infection?
Submitted: 1 year ago.
Category: Veterinary
Expert:  DrMelJ replied 1 year ago.

Hi there. thanks for the question. let me see if I can help. Is the protrusion always visible or just when he is pooping or right after pooping? Is it ulcerated or crusty or oozing or a smooth surface? does he seem painful? Is the skin of his anus white/pink skin or dark/pigmented skin? Thanks and I look forward to providing you with an answer after I get a little more information from you.