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    04-28-2011, 09:35 PM
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Foal
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Has eney one ever used DMSO Liquid 1 pt liniment befor? I have allways seen it at tractor suppy. If so is it better than the rest of the liniments for arthritis? Thanks
     
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    04-28-2011, 11:09 PM
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Trained
I would never use DMSO, even if my vet advised it. OK, if somehow it would savea my animal from a fate of death or worse, maybe, but I would definitely look at all other options. From what I understand it's a poison. Chemical. Bad. It's often used as an industrial solvent. When used as a liniment it is absorbed into the tissue... scarey stuff to my mind.

My ex-racer came to me with bowed tendons and I was told to use DMSO. I didn't. I read up on it some back then and what I read scared me. My horse is fine now. Actually so good the vet didn't recognize her.
     
    04-29-2011, 09:26 AM
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Foal
O wow thanks for letting me no. I use absorbine veterinary horse linment gel for my horse and dog.
     

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