Can I please have vibes that Bamm is going to be ok?

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  1. skittledoo

    skittledoo Crazy naked dog lady

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    I have to keep this short since I'm out to lunch with Josh.

    I found a lump on Bamm's throat. It's hard to the touch so I don't think its a fatty lump. It doesn't seem to hurt him when I apply pressure, but I don't know what it is. My thoughts are possibly a cyst or tumor? I am just crossing my fingers that if that is the case that it is benign. My other thought is maybe a bee sting reaction? I had him outside yesterday so I could trim his nails and trim the hairs on his feet. It was so nice outside which is why I did it outside. I did notice a bee flying around us a little bit when I was messing with his feet, but I don't recall seeing it sting him at all.

    Vibes please?
     
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    Snipe had a funky bump on her throat a month or so ago - we think it was a tick bite. It scabbed up a bit and went away after about 4-6 weeks. Hopefully it's something as equally simple for Bamm!
     
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    Moth Mild and Slightly Nutty

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    Vibes for Bamm... Hopefully it is just a random insect bite.
     
  4. mutts

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    We recently found a large lump on the side of Ruby's neck and took her to the vet. It ended up being an abscess (thank god). They did a fine needle aspirate and discovered pus, they lanced it and cleaned it and put a drain in it. She's good as new!!
    Is there any way Bamm could have gotten bit by another dog or cat??
    I hope it's nothing serious! Good luck :)
     
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    Barb04 Love my pets Staff Member

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    Lots of good vibes sent.
     
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    skittledoo Crazy naked dog lady

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    Thank you so much. I'm calling my vet today to talk to them about it and see how soon we can get him in. As soon as I found it my mind went to the worst possible scenario... cancer. I just hope that it is something simple. Until I find out what is going on I'm kind of holding my breath a bit.
     
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    healthy vibes for Bamm! Calming vibes for you!
     
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    Dutchess had a bump on her head about 5 weeks ago, was on the side of her face, i flipped out and took her in, vet said to watch it, then last week while i was grooming i went to check it again and it was gone lol..
    Sending good vibes for your boy!!
     
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    ((((vibes for Bamm and mommas nerves))))
     
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    Mindy also had a bump that disappeared the day of her vets appointment!! Being older we panicked and the C word was first in our thoughts as well..

    (((((((Vibes))))))) that Bamm is as cooperative or for a minor cyst etc....
     
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    **VIBES** for Bamm that it's nothing serious
     
  12. mutts

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    That's what we thought about Ruby when we found the lump. Cancer is the scariest word...
    There are MANY different causes for lumps. Hopefully it's nothing at all!
     
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    How old is Bamm?

    I am a neurotic mess about lumps, but most of them are *not* cancer.
     
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    well I do not now what is it... may be some insect bite or some other thing...
    you took him to the doctor....?
     
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    Sending vibes for Bamm. Hope he is OK.
     

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