Found something else mysterious...
 
 

       The Horse Forum > Keeping and Caring for Horses > Horse Health

Found something else mysterious...

This is a discussion on Found something else mysterious... within the Horse Health forums, part of the Keeping and Caring for Horses category

     
    LinkBack Thread Tools
        06-09-2010, 10:22 PM
      #1
    Green Broke
    Unhappy Found something else mysterious...

    So, I am still doing the dreaded daily alodine wash on Cinny for his fungus and he is getting so relaxed in there that I started checking out if I could get around his sheath (yes, this was thought of while reading the "udder" thread). Anyway, I discovered that he probably will let me clean him myself...yay.

    BUT...I found something weird. Not IN his sheath but sort of on the outside in the crease between it and his leg on the skin is a hard nodule. It sort of feels like a giant hard pimple...about the size of a pea. When I mess with it he starts acting uncomfortable and picks up his hind leg in a protective way. If I stop and go back to cleaning the rest of the outer sheath he relaxes again, it's only when I touch the nodule.

    Does anybody know what this could possibly be? Do I need to have a vet rush out or can it wait until his next vaccinations (this fall)? It's so dark in there I can't really get pictures of it, I myself can't even seen it, but I can feel it.
         
    Sponsored Links
    Advertisement
     
        06-10-2010, 12:18 AM
      #2
    Banned
    If you want to get pictures, try using the low light setting (sometimes called 'museum setting' or 'ISO' or something of that nature), or use the night time flash.

    And for some reason, this HF is giving me crap lately and I can't send PMs, so YES, I did get your payment, and I sent out your stuff yesterday :) Sorry for making you anxious and stuff. :)

    ETA: It could be a bug bite, or just a normal skin tag. I don't know if horses get them or not, lol, but could he just have been protesting messing with a sensitive part of his skin (that skin down there is pretty thin), or was it specifically on that spot?
         
        06-10-2010, 12:20 AM
      #3
    Green Broke
    It could be a bug bite, that would be my first guess :)
    Posted via Mobile Device
         
        06-10-2010, 01:05 AM
      #4
    Green Broke
    Quote:
    Originally Posted by justsambam08    
    If you want to get pictures, try using the low light setting (sometimes called 'museum setting' or 'ISO' or something of that nature), or use the night time flash.

    ETA: It could be a bug bite, or just a normal skin tag. I don't know if horses get them or not, lol, but could he just have been protesting messing with a sensitive part of his skin (that skin down there is pretty thin), or was it specifically on that spot?
    He was specifically protesting me touching that actual little bump. I was sort of gently rolling it between my fingers to figure out if it was just a big piece of yuck that would eventually come off, but it didn't. That's when he started acting agitated.
         
        06-10-2010, 01:06 AM
      #5
    Foal
    I would watch it.. But if you're really concerned about it NOW, then get a vet to do a once over. A consultation will at least rest your mind. :)

    There's a paint at our barn with a similar pea-sized bump on her muzzle. It doesn't hurt her or anything, it's just.. kind of.. there. I could ask the owner about it if you'd like?
         
        06-10-2010, 01:07 AM
      #6
    Green Broke
    Quote:
    Originally Posted by justsambam08    

    And for some reason, this HF is giving me crap lately and I can't send PMs, so YES, I did get your payment, and I sent out your stuff yesterday :) Sorry for making you anxious and stuff. :)
    And thank you for understanding my anxiety, I also recently bought something on Ebay that I'm having major problems with....so I think it just sort of made me extra leery...whew feel so much better now.
         

    Quick Reply
    Please help keep the Horse Forum enjoyable by reporting rude posts.
    Message:
    Options

    Register Now

    In order to be able to post messages on the The Horse Forum forums, you must first register.

    Already have a Horse Forum account?
    Members are allowed only one account per person at the Horse Forum, so if you've made an account here in the past you'll need to continue using that account. Please do not create a new account or you may lose access to the Horse Forum. If you need help recovering your existing account, please Contact Us. We'll be glad to help!

    New to the Horse Forum?
    Please choose a username you will be satisfied with using for the duration of your membership at the Horse Forum. We do not change members' usernames upon request because that would make it difficult for everyone to keep track of who is who on the forum. For that reason, please do not incorporate your horse's name into your username so that you are not stuck with a username related to a horse you may no longer have some day, or use any other username you may no longer identify with or care for in the future.

    User Name:
    Password
    Please enter a password for your user account. Note that passwords are case-sensitive.
    Password:
    Confirm Password:
    Email Address
    Please enter a valid email address for yourself.
    Email Address:

    Log-in

    Human Verification

    In order to verify that you are a human and not a spam bot, please enter the answer into the following box below based on the instructions contained in the graphic.


    Old Thread Warning
    This thread is more than 90 days old. When a thread is this old, it is often better to start a new thread rather than post to it. However, If you feel you have something of value to add to this particular thread, you can do so by checking the box below before submitting your post.

    Thread Tools

    Similar Threads
    Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
    Help! Mysterious soreness! Jumperpony Horse Health 10 05-07-2010 01:23 AM
    Mysterious Rash Fosters Mom Horse Health 2 04-16-2010 10:23 PM
    Mysterious Rash? QuarterPony Horse Health 11 08-07-2008 11:27 PM
    Please help! Mysterious Lameness! CrCountryGirl Horse Health 8 07-22-2007 06:43 AM



    All times are GMT -4. The time now is 11:15 AM.


    Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.5
    Copyright ©2000 - 2014, Jelsoft Enterprises Ltd.
    Search Engine Friendly URLs by vBSEO 3.6.0