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Join date : 2014-04-13

PostSubject: Strange lump    Wed Apr 16, 2014 1:51 pm

Hey, so Logan has had lump on his neck for a while now the vets said it's nothing to worry about but it has got bigger he dosent seem to bother him up you can squeeze it and touch it and he dosent care, the vet said he dosent think it is cancerouse. I just want to know if anyone has had the same thing with their dog.
So it looks like a skin tag but the only way I can really describe it is when you where a kid putting your  bike helmet on and you clip your skin in the clip on the helmet.
I will upload pictures soon
Thanks in advance
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Male Join date : 2013-12-27
Location : Michigan

PostSubject: Re: Strange lump    Tue Apr 22, 2014 3:35 pm

If I were you I would get a second opinion something doesn't sound right it, I'm not a vet so I don't know for a fact but it just seems like something that should get checked out again.
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Female Join date : 2013-06-14
Location : Missouri

PostSubject: Re: Strange lump    Tue Apr 22, 2014 4:08 pm

It could be a skin tag. It might also just be a mass of fatty tissue, I've had dogs that have gotten that and they might get bigger then shrink. Sometimes they just get bigger though and must be removed out of comfort for the dog even though they aren't cancerous. I would want my vet to be more sure though than your vet sounds. If your vet doesn't THINK it's cancerous it might be okay, but then I would want my vet to KNOW and do the necessary tests to lock that down. If your vet isn't willing to look into it and be more sure I second Rachel's suggestion to get a second opinion.

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PostSubject: Re: Strange lump    Mon Apr 28, 2014 2:23 pm

This is what it looks like, we have recently just moved to norway from cambridge England and are trying to find a good vet by speaking with the locals. His insurance is now void as we are not living in the country we had two weeks "travel" one we have been here two and a half but due to my bf starting a new job and working hours being so short we haven't managed to get a lot sorted.
Thanks for you replies it's great to know I can ask here and not get slated for it. I asked some other people and they basically told me I was doing wrong by my boy and it was my fault. But we have had two vets say the same but with no tests run we can't be sure. Hope this picture uploads
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