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Dog has a semi large lump under his eye, Duke 12, He's a lab pit mix, so Idk if its just something his breed gets

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He has a semi large...
He has a semi large lump under his eye
JA: I'm sorry to hear that. Some lumps are serious and some aren't. Let's see what the Veterinarian has to say. What is the dog's name and age?
Customer: Duke 12
JA: Is there anything else important you think the Veterinarian should know about Duke?
Customer: He's a lab pit mix, so Idk if its just something his breed gets
Submitted: 1 year ago.Category: Dog Veterinary
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Dog Veterinarian: Dr. Michael Salkin, Veterinarian replied 1 year ago

A lump under the eye should trigger examination of Duke's maxillary teeth arcade for a fractured 4th premolar or 1st molar which is now abscessed and the infection has fistulated through bone to under the eye. There are other causes of lumps, however. Can you upload a photo(s) of this lump to our conversation? You can use 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.

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