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I found a pimple on my dogs neck

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I found a pimple on my dogs neck
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Dog Veterinarian: Dr. Michael Salkin, Veterinarian replied 4 months ago
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Dog Veterinarian: Dr. Michael Salkin, Veterinarian replied 4 months ago

Thank you for the photos. I'm sorry that your question wasn't answered in a timely manner. This isn't a pimple (pustule) but, instead, a skin tumor. It appears to be a benign histiocytoma which is expected to crumble away unaided within 3 months. Histiocytomas are more common in dogs less than 5 years of age, however, and so it would be prudent to have Baxtor's vet needle aspirate this and examine the aspirate microscopically in an attempt to clarify if this truly is a histiocytoma or, instead, a more dangerous skin tumor. Please respond with further questions or concerns if you wish.

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Dog Veterinarian: Dr. Michael Salkin, Veterinarian replied 4 months ago
Hi Allen,

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

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