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Hi, my budgie, Jeebs...

Hi, my budgie, Jeebs, has never gone to the vet. He is about 12 y/o, weight is 53 grams. He has a growth on his nose which the vet picked off. Vet stated it was dead tissue and there is something growing inside, he can't do test or it may kill my bird due to stress. What can I do? I don't want my bird to be in pain!

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 budgie's name?

Jeebs

Veterinarian's Assistant: Is there anything else important you think the Veterinarian should know about Jeebs?

Rescue bird, I adopted him 5 years ago. I don't think he has been to vet before. He has a band on his foot.

Submitted: 4 months ago.Category: Bird
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Customer reply replied 4 months ago
to clarify, the bird had not been to vet before this visit. The first time he went (which was last week), vet picked the growth off. Vet usd light to look up bird nose, relayed there is a growth. Can't do tests or bird will die from stress. Help, please...
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Bird Specialist: Dr. Michael Salkin, Veterinarian replied 4 months ago
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Bird Specialist: Dr. Michael Salkin, Veterinarian replied 4 months ago

I'm sorry that your question wasn't answered in a timely manner. Can you upload a photo(s) of this growth to our conversation? You can upload photos by using the paperclip or add file icon in the toolbar above your message box (if you can see those icons on your particular device) or you can use an external app such as dropbox.com/ Please check that the photo(s) is in focus prior to uploading it.

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