hard lump 5inchs above her bellybutten
 
 

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

hard lump 5inchs above her bellybutten

This is a discussion on hard lump 5inchs above her bellybutten within the Horse Health forums, part of the Keeping and Caring for Horses category
  • Mass on belly of horse
  • Hard lumps on horses

 
LinkBack Thread Tools
    07-30-2011, 08:50 PM
  #1
Foal
hard lump 5inchs above her bellybutten

My horse has a hard lump about 5 inches from her belly butten she dose not act in pain and is eating well. And it does not seem to bother her when you push on it.
Attached Images
File Type: jpg 100_0795.jpg (57.9 KB, 1356 views)
     
Sponsored Links
Advertisement
 
    07-30-2011, 09:00 PM
  #2
Super Moderator
Please have your vet check her for an abdominal hernia. It is a gap in the abdominal wall that can allow a loop of bowel to push through. If this happens that loop can become "strangled" which can be very bad.

I am not saying that is what she has....it could be simple edema......but have it checked out.
     
    07-30-2011, 09:12 PM
  #3
Foal
But it is above her belly button thought towards her head.
     
    07-30-2011, 09:30 PM
  #4
Banned
Please listen to the above advise and have a vet see your horse.
     
    07-30-2011, 09:33 PM
  #5
Foal
Cant see a vet till monday today is saturday what should we do till then ?
     
    07-30-2011, 09:50 PM
  #6
Super Moderator
It isn't something that you have to jump right on. I wouldn't put much work on the horse until she is cleared. It isn't that uncommon in horses. . It can often be surgically repaired as well.
.
Here is a link to photos of equine hernias

horse hernia - Bing Images
     
    07-30-2011, 10:19 PM
  #7
Foal
It is getting bigger is it still a hernia?
     
    07-30-2011, 10:29 PM
  #8
Super Moderator
A quick google search found an article that might help.

The Horse | Umbilical Hernia

Again, I am not saying that this is definitely what your horse has.....just a possibility.
     
    07-31-2011, 12:28 PM
  #9
Foal
Thank you for your help
     
    07-31-2011, 05:25 PM
  #10
Foal
It looks more like a hernia than an Edina. ESP if it's gaining size. You should not work this horse until it is seen by a vet.
     

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
Lump on leg?!! Sarahandlola Horse Health 10 05-13-2011 02:39 PM
Hard lump on face littrella Horse Health 1 02-13-2011 10:43 PM
What is this hard lump on my horses face?? sartalk2u Horse Health 3 12-13-2010 12:31 PM
hard manure, hard time passing manure kim_angel Horse Health 11 05-05-2010 12:08 PM
my lump, what do you think? horseywanderer Horse Riding Critique 6 05-17-2007 11:43 AM



All times are GMT -4. The time now is 03:10 PM.


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