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My gelding's foreskin looks round like ball

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My gelding's foreskin looks round...
My gelding's foreskin looks round like ball
Submitted: 6 months ago.Category: Horse Veterinary
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Horse Veterinarian: Dr Linda, Veterinarian replied 6 months ago
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Hello, this is Dr. Linda. I hope I can help with your question today.

Are you talking about his prepuce/ sheath? If so, he may need to have his sheath cleaned of dirt & smegma. If he will let you reach up in there, you can use warm water and a little water soluble lubricant. Do not use soap, & wear gloves to keep your hands from smelling really bad. If you are at all unsure, have your vet out. He/she can lightly sedate your horse to do a through exam & cleaning. Other causes of swelling might be insect bites, trauma, infection, cancer, or any number of other issues.

I hope this makes sense & you find the information helpful. Please let me know if you have any further questions or concerns.

Thank you.

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Customer reply replied 6 months ago
Thanks, ***** ***** really helpful!
Horse Veterinarian: Dr Linda, Veterinarian replied 6 months ago

Great! Glad I could help.

Take care.

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