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My 1/1/2 year old red heeler cattle dog has an eraser sized

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my 1/1/2 year old red heeler cattle dog has an eraser sized pink bump on its upper lip.....doesnt seem to hurt her when i touch it and it doesnt go all the way thru and I just noticed it.....
Submitted: 2 years ago.
Category: Dog Veterinary
Expert:  Dr. Michael Salkin replied 2 years ago.

If that bump appeared very quickly I suspect that you're seeing a benign histiocytoma common in a young dog in that area of her body. Can you upload a close-up photo of the bump to our conversation? You can use the paperclip icon in the toolbar above your message box (if it appears) or an external site such as or