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Dr. Michael Salkin
Dr. Michael Salkin, Veterinarian
Category: Bird
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Experience:  University of California at Davis graduate veterinarian with 45 years of experience
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My african grey has a soft pink colored cist or swollen

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My african grey has a soft pink colored cist or swollen something underneath his beak
JA: Is the bird in any pain? Is it behaving differently?
Customer: no he is eating and acting normal
JA: Have there been any changes in the bird's appearance or diet?
Customer: no
JA: Is there anything else you think the vet should know?
Customer: no
Submitted: 9 months ago.
Category: Bird
Expert:  Dr. Michael Salkin replied 9 months ago.

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Expert:  Dr. Michael Salkin replied 9 months ago.

I'm sorry that your question wasn't answered in a timely manner. We don't have many avian vets on this site.

Expert:  Dr. Michael Salkin replied 9 months ago.

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African greys are prone to developing cutaneous papillomas and squamous cell carcinoma.