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        02-17-2009, 02:11 PM
      #1
    Foal
    Exclamation large bulge near abdamin! HELP!!!

    My 28 yr. Old arab/quarter horse gelding seems to
    Have a larger bulge are his abdomin area. It has become a little bit tender but he still is walking
    Fine. He is starting to eat slowly- so we considered he might have a hernia- but it feels like muscle.
    I am very worried about my boy, do you have any suggesttions to what it might be?

    Please help me
    Horsecrazycool
         
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        02-17-2009, 02:28 PM
      #2
    mls
    Trained
    Contact your vet ASAP. If it is a hernia, the bowel could strangulate resulting in emergency surgery - or worse.
         
        02-17-2009, 02:32 PM
      #3
    Foal
    Okay thank you, the vet is going up tomorrow so I hope he will be alright...
         
        02-17-2009, 06:15 PM
      #4
    Green Broke
    Is he a gray? Grays get chronic cancer in the form of what you have just described
         
        02-17-2009, 06:21 PM
      #5
    Weanling
    Yea your vet is your best option! Let us know how it goes
         
        02-17-2009, 09:01 PM
      #6
    Green Broke
    I found a large bulge on T's abdomen once. Called my vet and after describing it and her behavior, he told me it sounded liked a pulled ab muscle. Hot packed it 2 x's a day for 3 to 4 days and was all better. Hope yours isn't serious , keep us posted please and good luck!
         
        02-19-2009, 04:42 PM
      #7
    mls
    Trained
    Quote:
    Originally Posted by horsecrazycool    
    Okay thank you, the vet is going up tomorrow so I hope he will be alright...

    Update?
         
        03-08-2009, 11:50 PM
      #8
    Foal
    The vet came and checked my boy, and he is fine! I am overjoyed!!!
    It was a mild case of heart falure- but almost all old horses get it. He still has a long life to live- yay! Oh and thanks everyone!
         
        03-09-2009, 12:09 AM
      #9
    Yearling
    Scary. :(
         
        03-09-2009, 10:28 AM
      #10
    Trained
    Did the vet explain how a heart problem could result in an abdominal bulge?
         

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