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My horse, gelding has a swollen sheath, dosent seem to
My horse, gelding has a swollen sheath, dosent seem to bother him, he lets me touch it, just want to know if I need to be worried and get vet out straight away or just keep an eye on it for the momwnt… read more
Dan C., DVM
Dan C., DVM
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My gelding has a lump on both sides of the opening of his sheath.
My gelding has a lump on both sides of the opening of his sheath. They are about the size of a small plum. To be frank, it looks like he has testicles, just on the wrong end of his sheath. They are no… read more
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DrMelJ
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Doctoral Degree
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horse has a hard lump under the skin on his belly it doesn;t
horse has a hard lump under the skin on his belly it doesn;t seam to bother him at all he hasn't lost any hair over the lump the lump is about 8 inches long and about 2 inches thick can you help… read more
Dr. Rosol
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My 7yr old gelding suffered three puncture wounds just below
My 7yr old gelding suffered three puncture wounds just below the fetlock on the left hind. This was about three weeks ago. One of the punctures reached the tendon sheath, and synovial fluid was presen… read more
Dr. M.
Dr. M.
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Post-Doctoral Degree
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My horse is very sick. Here are the symptoms swollen sheath
My horse is very sick. Here are the symptoms: swollen sheath (although recently cleaned and not very dirty), seems to have pain in back legs or hooves (keeps shifting weight in back hooves from one si… read more
Dr. M.
Dr. M.
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Three weeks ago I purchased a 5 yr old gelding TWH. He has
Three weeks ago I purchased a 5 yr old gelding TWH. He has a nice gait and peaceful cantor. He is shod all around, kegs front and flats hind, original from previous owner. His previous owner trail rod… read more
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Dr. Julie
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My 9 year old Trakehner gelding fell in the barn about a week
My 9 year old Trakehner gelding fell in the barn about a week ago, splaying his near hind. I did not ride for 4 days and gave him bute, then I rode lightly at walk and trot. No lateral work. Since he … read more
Dr. Jill
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Arabian: left hind leg..sensitive..breathing..bite caused it
My Arabian gelding has the second bout of swollen left hind leg. It is not extreme and not hot or sensitive to touch but he has symptoms of pain (elevated breathing and tightness) and some difficulty … read more
Dr. M.
Dr. M.
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well cared for horse--10 year old arabian gelding; large area
well cared for horse--10 year old arabian gelding; large area of acre to roam freely; last rode 2 weeks ago with no such symptoms that follow--rode once a week for months with no problems, last seen r… read more
Dr. Mike
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I have an 11yr old Gelding Quarter horse that is recovering
I have an 11yr old Gelding Quarter horse that is recovering from a severe hoof injury. He is at the point where he is slightly lame ( hind right hoof) A couple days ago, his sheath swelled up and my f… read more
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My 7 yr. old gelding has swelling of his sheath and large areas
My 7 yr. old gelding has swelling of his sheath and large areas around that area.(Ventral abdomen area?) There are maybe two or three large swollen areas, each being at least 5 inches in length and on… read more
Dr. JB
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Gelding: 13 year old..About a month a half ago, he started Coughing.
I have a 13 year old Arabian Gelding. About a month a half ago, he started Coughing. The cough has persisted. It does not seem to be getting worse. I have been soaking his hay in water for the last 2 … read more
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I have a arab gelding that was diagnosed by my vet with lymphitis
I have a arab gelding that was diagnosed by my vet with lymphitis for 2 weeks he was on 25cc pen g tid & 25cc genimicin 1 a day his leg looks good with a little swelling, the 2nd to 3rd week he had po… read more
Dr. B.
Dr. B.
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Doctoral Degree
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Gelding: healthy and Last year he started to stumble and not pick
I have a 22 year old Arabian Gelding. He is healthy and Last year he started to stumble and not pick up his feet on trails. Fell twice. This year I rode him once in the spring and he seemed to not pic… read more
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Hi I have a coming 7yr old percheron gray gelding. He has
Hi I have a coming 7yr old percheron gray gelding. He has edema on the left side of his sheath from the inguinal area down the sheath with an enlarged preputial lymph node and continueing down onto th… read more
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I have a 26 year old Arabian gelding, his penis is enlarged
I have a 26 year old Arabian gelding, his penis is enlarged and won't withdraw into the sheath....He doesn't seem to be in any pain or discomfort and it didn't bother him at all when I cleaned the ent… read more
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Doctoral Degree
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horse: seemed fine..tuesday his right front and right hind are swollen
My horse was "free jumped" on Sunday, and bumped a rail ( I was told with the front leg only) I rode him Monday, all seemed fine. Tuesday his right front and right hind are swollen up ( hard) from jus… read more
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Doctoral Degree
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My 5 yr. old gelding has a chipped splint bone that my ...
My 5 yr. old gelding has a chipped splint bone that my vet is treating but tonight while taking care of him I noticed his scrotum is extremely swollen and my vet is not available. Should I call the em… read more
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