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Old 02-09-2016, 01:11 AM
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Female Scottish Terrier of 9 Years Has these Lumps Help Plz

what are they and how to proceed and what to expect? All info is appreciated as will pass it on also to the people treating her
already taking her to vet currently waiting on bacterial exams which will be complete in 15 days she is currently on antibiotics espectril 10 1 tablet and a half .a protector for stomach called ranite of 40 mg also Benadryl of 25 mgs twice a day

2 times a day also giving massage every 12 hours with arnica and a cream that contains arnica and warm water gausses with arnica to activate the circulation on the leg after the cleaning with an antiseptic soap and apply neosept in the wounds Brednisolona 10 3/4tth of a pill once a day

the lumps are not hard and are soft when she received this treatment she had a emogram which i am also adding to the post and all the values were normal sorry for translation English is not my main language
She is currently eating well and her droppings and urine is nothing wrong and with frequency drinking water

Her Leg




Her Ear


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Did they do a FNA on the lumps (fine needle aspiration)?

Did the lumps just suddenly appear or were they slow growing?

What's the antibiotics for?

What's the benedryl for?

Are they suspecting an infection or allergic reaction as the cause of the lumps?
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Old 02-09-2016, 02:08 PM
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They extracted via needle the different lumps and points to make a bacteriological cultivation that would take 15 days to know the results

Yes the lumps appeared out of nowhere and have not been growing slowly

The antibiotics are because she had a wound in the leg shown in the image to avoid infection and to stop anything else from affecting it

It was sent for an antialergic topic to rule out allergies and because it helps to control substances that provoke the lumps

We do not know yet we are in treatment for her until we get back the results reason why i am reaching out to the community to see what other profesionals and people with pet experience think some of the lumps bleed and we are trying to make sure there is no contamination to her
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I've more experience with fatty tumors then the type of lumps your dog has, but from the pictures I've seen, and different articles I'm reading, I think the vet is probably right in thinking it's bacterial.

I'd think the chance of it being contagious is pretty low. Just follow good handwashing procedures after cleaning the area.

Here's an article on bacterial lumps in dogs that explains the different ones that can develop and how it's diagnosed and treated.
Fatty Layer or Nodule Under the Skin in Dogs | petMD

Here's another one that lists some of the other types of lumps and how each is diagnosed and treated.
Skin Growth, Lump, Swelling or Mass in Dogs
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Poor dog. Growing up we had a Scottish Terrier and she had bad allergies. She had problems with flea bites(not what that looks like) and food allergies. Her food allergies cleared up once I switched her to a raw diet. I don't know if that would help here or not but thought I'd mention it.
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