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    10-28-2012, 11:03 PM
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Weanling
Lump on belly

Misty has a lump under her belly, just back from where the girth would be. She's retired so it isn't from a rubbing girth. It is summer here, so maybe a bug bite, but I want to know what you guys think?

I've heard about hematomas and edemas, but I don't know how to tell or if they're dangerous

I'll get a pic up asap.
     
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    10-29-2012, 02:13 PM
  #2
Weanling
My mare will get a little lump there from time to time. I was told it was from the way her front feet are positioned when she lays down/gets up. It always goes away with no intervention. Maybe it's something similar?
     
    10-29-2012, 02:20 PM
  #3
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Hernia perhaps?
     
    10-29-2012, 02:22 PM
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Originally Posted by Misty'sGirl    

I've heard about hematomas and edemas, but I don't know how to tell or if they're dangerous
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My mare had a hematoma on her chest, she was fine. Just used Horseman's Dream to take down the swelling.
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