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    02-07-2013, 11:58 AM
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Frog central sulcus getting better?

I have been trying to get my mare's frog healthy. Her central sulcus was quite deep. I trimmed the ratty bits and have been treating it for thrush. The groove was deep and narrow. It obviously widened up slightly when I trimmed the ratty bits. It has been kept quite dried out with my treating with the powder 'no thrush' and stuffing with cotton. I now have noticed that, although it is still deep, it is getting much wider....so much so I may not be able to keep cotton stuffed in it any longer. Is this a good sign? Will it level out?
     
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    02-07-2013, 06:45 PM
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If you can't get as much cotton into the crack, that means it is healing from the inside out. It's a good thing.
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    02-07-2013, 10:57 PM
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If you can't get as much cotton into the crack, that means it is healing from the inside out. It's a good thing.
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