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I have a French bulldog who has skin allergies and I have
I have a French bulldog who has skin allergies and I have noticed his ear is swollen … read more
Rebecca
Rebecca
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Doctoral Degree
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My dog has a fluid filled lump on the inside of her ear flap(golden retriever). It was small and them within a couple of hours it got bigger. It's still there today and looks red. It doesn't bother he… read more
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Dr. Peter
Doctors Degree
14,334 satisfied customers
mY MINATURE SNOUZERS EAR STARTED SWELLING AT THE TIP OF THE
mY MINATURE SNOUZERS EAR STARTED SWELLING AT THE TIP OF THE EAR AND CONTINUED TO SWELL UNTIL IT REACHED HIS HEAD. NO NOTICABLE INJURIES TO THE EAR BEFORE THE SWELLING STARTED. WHAT COULD CAUSE THIS AN… read more
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Dr. Peter
Doctors Degree
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My friend has swelling on her left ear. If you hold the ear
My friend has swelling on her left ear. If you hold the ear out , looking from the front it,s the upper part from the tip inwards toward the hear . It,s only the upper part of the ear. Should I be ver… read more
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Dr. Norman Bayne
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The dog is a blue healer about 8 and his ear lobe swells up
The dog is a blue healer about 8 and his ear lobe swells up and is hot. My husband has pricked the lobe and blood and clear liquid comes out but unfortunately it fills up again within a day or two. It… read more
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my dog is a lab mix female about 5 years old . Her ear started
my dog is a lab mix female about 5 years old . Her ear started to swell and fill with blood about 2 days ago. Now it opened and drained some blood but filled up again. Her ear canal is starting to get… read more
Dr. Jenn
Dr. Jenn
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Doctoral Degree
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Our 15 year old black lab has a Spongy ear. not a big hard
Our 15 year old black lab has a "Spongy" ear. not a big hard "Golf ball" like swelling like she has had before, just general swelling with yellowish discharge and bad odor. we cleaned the ear but what… read more
Dr. John
Dr. John
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dog: weeds..her ear swelled up like she was bit or stung..clear puss
my dog went out in the weeds last weekend and two days later her ear swelled up like she was bit or stung by something. I lanced it and alot of clear puss came out. It has swelled up again. Any ideas?… read more
Dr. Heindel, D.V.M.
Dr. Heindel, D.V.M.
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Doctoral Degree
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4 yr old english mastiff has a swollen ear... tubular shaped
4 yr old english mastiff has a swollen ear... tubular shaped pocket 4" long 1 1/2" wide and about an inch thick. thought it may just be a bug bite..... '… read more
Dr. Scott
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Veterinarian
Doctoral Degree
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my basset hound has a fluid filled ear flap. there is no bite
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Doctoral Degree
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german shepherd: s ear flap is swollen and her ear smells
my german shepard's ear flap is swollen and her ear smells. i have been cleaning the ear out 2 a day.the ear flap is still swollen. i have also notice that she drewls every know and then and thats not… read more
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Doctoral Degree
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my dog has a swollen ear...seems to have a fluid filled bursa
my dog has a swollen ear...seems to have a fluid filled bursa toward tip of ear and have been draining a thin blood like fluid from it for several days...? No obvious external signs of trauma and not … read more
Dr. Loretta
Dr. Loretta
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Doctoral Degree
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my dog has a large blood blister in her ear and it seams to
my dog has a large blood blister in her ear and it seams to be getting bigger. how do I remove it safely?… read more
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My lab woke up this morning with a swollen ear lobe. The canal
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Dr. Loretta
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My german shepard has a fluid filled inflamation on the upper
My german shepard has a fluid filled inflamation on the upper part of her ear. Is this somthing that can be drained with a needle?… read more
Dr. Peter
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One of my dogs ears, the flap part, is filled with fluid from
One of my dog's ears, the flap part, is filled with fluid from about halfway up to the tip. It's been that way for 3 days. I gave him benadryl in case a sting, but it didn't help. There is no sign of … read more
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Dr. Christian K.
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Doctoral Degree
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black lab: I came home..my 8 year..s ear was swollen with fluid
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Dr. Gabby
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Doctoral Degree
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What can be the reason for my dogs ear flaps to be very swollen.
What can be the reason for my dogs ear flaps to be very swollen. It is both ears and it is half the ear flap not just a raised area?… read more
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