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    05-25-2010, 10:31 PM
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Weanling
Odd swelling

My 7 year old gelding has a odd swelling on his shoulder.

I was out riding one day, then the next day I came out and he has a huge swelled up spot on his shoulder, towards the front/top of it.

It is about the size of a large dinner plate, its rock hard, no heat in it at all and my gelding could care less if I push on it or poke at it.

When I first saw it I thought it was a kick but there is no mark or any discolored skin or anything and it doesnt hurt him. The first 3 days I cold soaked it 2x daily for 15 mins at a time and saw a tiny bit of improvement but that was it so I stopped since the swelling itself wasnt hot/warm

It has been 5 days and there has been little improvement. I have a call into my vet to see what he says but I wanted to see what you guys thought.

Any ideas?
     
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    05-26-2010, 01:25 AM
  #2
Started
Does it look like this?

Odd swelling...Please help!
     
    05-26-2010, 01:57 AM
  #3
Yearling
Hopes and good feelings going your way that it's not as serious as the board linked here *snug*
     
    05-26-2010, 06:59 AM
  #4
Weanling
Aforred its exactly like that!
     
    05-26-2010, 09:58 AM
  #5
Trained
Honestly, the picture in the other thread looks like a bug bite to me. My mare gets them and is a touch uncomfortable poking and prodding, but fine in general. I would try really warm water, maybe a soaking rag and pressing it over the area. If it IS a bug bite, it will draw the poison out. If it's not a bug bite, it will soothe and promote circulation.
     

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