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He has a soft squishy lump that popped up in his rib cage…

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He has a soft squishy lump that popped up in his rib cage area

Veterinarian's Assistant: I'll do all I can to help. 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?

Orbein and 1 1/2

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

It doesnt bother him i mash on it and all he doesnt do anything hes very active and playful

Submitted: 6 months ago.Category: Dog Veterinary
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Dog Veterinarian: Dr. Peter, Veterinarian replied 6 months ago

1- Is the lump below or above the skin?

2- How big is the lump?

3- Does the lump move with the skin or is it attached firmly to the underlying tissue?

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