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My dog hurt his toenail and has been licking his foot and i…

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Hello my dog hurt his toenail and has been licking his foot and i looked at it today and his paw pad has a white spot

Veterinarian's Assistant: I'm sorry to hear that. What is the dog's name and age?

Wrigley and 2

Submitted: 5 months ago.Category: Dog Veterinary
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Dog Veterinarian: DocPaul, Veterinarian replied 5 months ago
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Hi.

Dr. Paul Brazzell here.

I will look at pictures and get right back to you.

Paul

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Dog Veterinarian: DocPaul, Veterinarian replied 5 months ago

Okay- pretty boring :) which is good as I have a lot of sick dogs and cats today!

That white area is hyperkeratosis and a bit of fluid retention in the keratin secondary to him licking.

Not worried at all.

He will wear that down once stops licking with regular exercise.

Okay?

How is the nail?

Paul

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Customer reply replied 5 months ago
His nail is okay just sore. Also my other dog has a bump on her ear and was wondering if i should be worried about it
Dog Veterinarian: DocPaul, Veterinarian replied 5 months ago

Those too are very boring.

Benign (good) lesions- most likely epithelioma or papilloma or maybe keratoacanthoma

Either way not to be worried

Worst case is she rubs one of them off/partially off and it bleeds.

Okay?

Paul

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Dog Veterinarian: DocPaul, Veterinarian replied 5 months ago

Do you have any more questions for me at this time?

Paul

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Customer reply replied 5 months ago
No thank you so much :) you saved me vet visits
Dog Veterinarian: DocPaul, Veterinarian replied 5 months ago

Welcome and 10-4

I will leave this link open in case you think of something else :)

And dont forget to rate me- That is how I get paid

Have a great day, Paul

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Dog Veterinarian: DocPaul, Veterinarian replied 5 months ago
Hi,

I'm just following up on our conversation about your pet. How is everything going?

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