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My 10 1/2 year old yellow lab has started getting these

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Hi, my 10 1/2 year old yellow lab has started getting these spots on top of her head, neck and legs that either just seep blood through the skin or form what looks like blood blister. she then chews at the ones she can reach and then they continue to bleed. She is itching a lot and seems in pain : (

Veterinarian's Assistant: I'll do all I can to help. Strange behavior is often perplexing. I'm sure the Veterinarian can help you. What is the lab's name?

Tallulah

Veterinarian's Assistant: Is there anything else the Veterinarian should be aware of about Tallulah?

She also has been limping but I chalked that up to old age

Submitted: 8 months ago.Category: Dog Veterinary
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Dog Veterinarian: Dr. Michael Salkin, Veterinarian replied 8 months ago
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Dog Veterinarian: Dr. Michael Salkin, Veterinarian replied 8 months ago

I'm sorry that your question wasn't answered in a timely manner. Please let me know if you still need help. May I have an update on Tallulah, please? Can you upload a photo(s) of representative skin to our conversation? You can upload photos by using the paperclip or add file icon in the toolbar above your message box (if you can see those icons on your particular device) or you can use an external app such as dropbox.com/ Please check that the photo(s) is in focus prior to uploading it.

When blistering (vesicular changes) is mentioned, autoimmune skin disorders need to be considered as well as folliculitis.

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