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Old 12-02-2018, 09:49 PM   #11 (permalink)
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Don't freak out. She will be fine. It could be a lot of things, it just looks like a tick bite to me. I doubt there is a head in it. The ones I have seen have been black in the middle. Let us know what you vet says on Tuesday. Stay calm.
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Old 12-02-2018, 09:57 PM   #12 (permalink)
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It looks like something my Sam had. I don’t remember what the vet called it but it was nothing to be concerned about. She had one that was irritating her so they did remove it but didn’t even biopsy.
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Old 12-02-2018, 09:59 PM   #13 (permalink)
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Don't freak out. She will be fine. It could be a lot of things, it just looks like a tick bite to me. I doubt there is a head in it. The ones I have seen have been black in the middle. Let us know what you vet says on Tuesday. Stay calm.
Too late, Walter, my anxiety literally just shot through the roof!
I'm not sure if you can tell by the pix but the first row, middle pix. This looked like a hole last week and now it's growing out. I took off the very tip of it today because after her bath it soften up. Prior to her bath, it felt like a sharp point, it looked like a just like a cone and it was the color of her skin, except for the very tip was white.
It's so strange...I don't know what to think of it.
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Old 12-02-2018, 10:08 PM   #14 (permalink)
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joanne,

It could be as simple as a wart.
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Old 12-02-2018, 10:37 PM   #15 (permalink)
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It looks like something my Sam had. I donít remember what the vet called it but it was nothing to be concerned about. She had one that was irritating her so they did remove it but didnít even biopsy.
Was it a histiocytoma? Though Suki had one on her ear and this looks nothing like that. I'm not really concerned that it might be cancer, being she's too young and most growths are usually not cancerous. My concern is that it's some type of parasite.
i do hope your right and that it is nothing...thank you.
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Old 12-02-2018, 10:38 PM   #16 (permalink)
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It could be as simple as a wart.
And that my friend would be great news, if that's all it is
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Old 12-02-2018, 11:18 PM   #17 (permalink)
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No, IF it were a tick it is probably long gone! Not to worry! If it has been there a couple of months you probably should see the vet, but it is probably something harmless so Tuesday should be fine. Does she bother w/it?

Do you think it could be a mast cell tumor?
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It looks like a sebaceous cyst or a skin tag but I have no idea. Best to see the vet rather than speculate and worry.
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Riley has skin tags. But I would worry about it since it is red? Or was that after you picked off the top? It does not look like a tick bite to me.
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Old 12-03-2018, 12:55 PM   #20 (permalink)
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Joanne, IF you do the tick panel make sure they do the ENTIRE one (there is also a quicker one). The entire panel is more expensive (between 300- 200$) but worth it. They only did the partial one when I had K's wellness exam (the tech wasn't listening to me) & now I don't know for sure about him. When I took L for testing recently I made sure they wrote it down! It also covers Leishmania disease (spread by sandfly or mosquito )which we had in Greece (& there is NO cure for that.)
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