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Advice to heal front paw incision
Join date : 2012-12-15
|Subject: Advice to heal front paw incision Mon Jan 29, 2018 6:45 pm|| |
Please kindly advise for the following situtation.
Charcoal has a swollen toe on the right front paw. Last Thursday undergo anesthesia to examine possibility of foreign body like grass seed, etc, x-ray and biopsy. While waiting for biopsy's result, the above 2 tests are negative. Stitch up & bandage the wound and E-collar on. Vet advise to leave the bandage on for a day and remove it. Thus, bandage removed on Friday's night, wound looks dry and stitches are in places. After 2 hours later, found the floor are covered with paw printed with blood. Stitches are missing! Absolutely shock!
First call to Vet next morning, and vet advises not to re-stitch while report should come back on Monday and would be better for Charcoal to bandage it over the weekend, just have to be very caution with moisture.
Unfortunately biopsy result is not ready as been told while the vet advise to remove the bandage after 2 days of wearing. The wound look ok when took off but within an hour it start to bleed again.
I am thinking would that be the E-collar that he wears on and he scratch its front toe against the edge of/ collar?
What could I do for Charcoal to help the wound heal?
Thank you for your time reading it.
Last edited by Grizzly&Charcoal on Mon Jan 29, 2018 7:58 pm; edited 1 time in total (Reason for editing : Miss a line)
Join date : 2014-06-26
Location : west Texas
|Subject: Re: Advice to heal front paw incision Mon Jan 29, 2018 7:54 pm|| |
I would place the collar on and if you have some coconut oil cover the wound with that. Allow it to absorb into the skin. If tests come back A OK then I would continue that for a week it should heal, of course keep vet informed, but my Sofie sliced her paw pad open and I used the coconut oil and nothing else for about 7-10 days and healed perfectly. I just made sure it was nice and clean daily and the coconut oil.
Join date : 2009-05-29
Location : Denver, CO
|Subject: Re: Advice to heal front paw incision Mon Jan 29, 2018 9:02 pm|| |
when both Finn and Jack had foot issues it was collar on and hiking bootie on the foot, no wrap on under it to let it breath. thats why i love having booties on hand, dogbooties.com is the best.
you can also try and old sock and some sport tape around it to keep it in place instead of bandages.
just keep it dry!
Join date : 2012-12-15
|Subject: Re: Advice to heal front paw incision Tue Jan 30, 2018 6:55 pm|| |
Thank you @MiyasMomma
for your advices.@jbealer
Re: Booties Which denier would you recommend for indoor? Would you recommend their 9000 denier booties for outdoor use? Or you would recommend to use drip bag or else? Thank you.
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Advice to heal front paw incision
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