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My dog was neutered the last Monday and now he looks like he

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my dog was neutered the last Monday and now he looks like he has his testicles again. I am not sure if it swollen up that big or filled with fluid. He has not bothered the site and I just noticed it
JA: Is the dog in any pain? Is it behaving differently?
Customer: no not at all his happy self
JA: Have there been any changes in the dog's appearance or diet?
Customer: no
JA: Is there anything else you think the vet should know?
Customer: I don't think so
Submitted: 9 months ago.
Category: Dog
Expert:  Dr. Gabby replied 9 months ago.

Hello and thank you for asking your question. My name is***** will try to help.

Customer: replied 9 months ago.
Expert:  Dr. Gabby replied 9 months ago.

That sounds like he as a "scrotal hematoma." It is fairly common and happens when some of the tiny vessels in the skin bleed into the empty scrotum. Normally the treatment is an anti-inflammatory, antibiotics, restriction of activity, and cold packing the swelling.

So it is not an emergency as long as he is acting otherwise normal.

But tomorrow you should run him into the vet who did the surgery and let them take a peek at the surgery site.

With treatment it normally resolves without complications.

Does that help? Do you have any additional questions?

Expert:  Dr. Gabby replied 9 months ago.

I'm just following up on our conversation about your pet. How is everything going?

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