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Joan, Veterinary Technician
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I have a goat with a growth between her 2 toes on a rear

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I have a goat with a growth between her 2 toes on a rear hoof . don't know if its a wart or a cancers growth . just need an idea to treat
Submitted: 1 year ago.
Category: Large Animal Veterinary
Expert:  Joan replied 1 year ago.


My name is ***** ***** I have been a Vet tech for 30+ years.

When it comes to a Growth, the vet will need to do a Fine Needle Aspirate to determine what you are dealing with. The will take a needle and draw out some cells and send them off for a Pathology report. Once the Report comes back the Vet will have a better idea of treatment plan. Warts are usually Viral growths. A tumor can be benign or malignant and the FNA, can help determine the answers. There is no real treatment until the hoof is looked at hands on.