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What's Hiding in That Lump On Your Pet's Skin? by Dr. Patty Khuly Doctor of Veterinary Medicine Posted Thu 21 Nov 2013 6:00am Dr. Coates is a veterinarian based in the other “Sunshine State” – that's Colorado to the rest of you – where she lives and plays with a varied range of animals. She shares her professional and personal experiences, Monday through Friday, here on petMD's blog, the Fully Vetted. Log in for your daily dose of her insight and wisdom. < Previous P ... Read on »
Red skin lump Problem by heru m. Patient Expert Posted Sun 07 Sep 2008 2:16am 1 Comment Question from visitor: MY pomeranian female dog, age 10 years. she got something on his leg see the picture attached. please tell me what it is? and now hwat to do… i am really very tensed , please reply soon Answer : Hi, The picture is one of a “button-shaped”, red skin lump. It is impossible to tell you what it is preci ... Read on »
Is it a lump? Is it a boil? it’s a rare skin cancer- news from the National Cancer Institute by ckmiletti Patient Expert Posted Sat 21 May 2011 9:28pm George Campbell in May 2005. A small bump on his left forearm would later be diagnosed as Merkel cell cancer. (Photo courtesy of George Campbell) In the spring of 2005, George Campbell was vacationing with his wife in California when he noticed a bump on his left arm. The bump was colorless and painless, but it had not been there before. ... Read on »
LUMPS AND BUMPS by Helpful Buckeye Doctor of Veterinary MedicineHealth Maven Posted Sun 02 Sep 2012 12:00am Here we are at Labor Day weekend.  Where has the summer gone???  Hopefully, all of you are looking forward to at least a couple of months of beautiful and comfortable weather.  Here in Flagstaff, the months of September, October, and November are the favorite part of the year for Desperado and Helpful Buckeye.  We were down in the Phoenix area t ... Read on »
How Big A Deal Can Two Lumps Be? by rwboughton Patient Expert Posted Thu 23 Apr 2009 12:37am Haven't taken my Copaxone for three days now. These permanent lumps under the skin freak me out. Lumps that itch. It's just creepy, ya know? Got one in my stomach, one in my arm. I guess lumps under the skin remind me of the lumps that my brother and my best friend had. Lumps that ended up being cancer. Now of course it is perfectly unre ... Read on »
Small lump on puppy by heru m. Patient Expert Posted Wed 07 Oct 2009 10:00pm pet’s age: about 5 months pet’s sex: male previous treatment: QUESTION: I found this lump under his skin just above the last rib.It’s about the size of a peanut m&m.It doesn’t bother him not even when I lightly squeeze it.What could it be and how can I help him now? ANSWER Dear, ... Read on »
Great Skin Naturally: Oil Cleansing and How to Prevent Breakouts (video) by Starre V. Patient Expert Posted Tue 04 Feb 2014 5:15pm A makeup-free Starre Vartan today; clear skin thanks to oil cleansing and dietary changes. Confession: from my mid-20s to mid-30s, I struggled with cystic acne around my mouth that embarrassed me when I went out and was painful to boot. For a week I could feel it coming, the pressure building a huge lump under my skin; finally it wou ... Read on »
Can Breast Cancer Be Found Early? by Dr. C Medical DoctorHealth Maven Posted Sun 04 Oct 2009 7:00pm 2 Comments Breast Cancer Screening Recommendations from the American Cancer Society Screening refers to tests and exams used to find a disease, such as cancer, in people who do not have any symptoms. The goal of screening exams, such as mammograms, is to find cancers before they start to cause symptoms. Breast cancers that are found because the ... Read on »
10 MOST COMMON DOG CONDITIONS by Helpful Buckeye Doctor of Veterinary MedicineHealth Maven Posted Sun 26 Aug 2012 12:00am Ever since David Letterman popularized his "Top Ten" lists, just about everybody with any kind of a forum of interest has jumped into the fray.  Some of these lists are merely derived from someone's personal impressions of what should be on their list, while many others are based on some sort of factual database.  This week's issue of Q ... Read on »
Reader Question: Should I Have My Lipoma Removed? by Dr. John D. Medical DoctorHealth Maven Posted Thu 23 Jul 2009 12:00am Reader Question: I went to my doctor and was told I have a Lipoma? What is a Lipoma? Should I have it removed? A lipoma is a noncancerous fatty tumor usually found in the fatty layer under the skin. They grow slowly and are usually no more than a nuisance; that is unless they have been growing for a while. They usually appear a ... Read on »