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    01-31-2012, 02:31 PM
Ive done a lot of research so far and everyones comments have helped a lot so thank you! :)
She is a really nice mare but from what everyone has said and the research I've done its basically a 50/50 chance at it getting worse or not growing back....The lady said the the vet removed one on a horse in the same spot and things are looking good for that horse but it will cost 1000$ to have done....And from what you guys have said it sounds like having the surgrey done could also "anger" the sarcoid causing it to grow back even worse. And with it on the eyelid I don't know if that's something Id want to mess with if theres a chance it could come back worse....

Cherie you said since its a dormant to leave it alone incase of waking the sarcoid up, do you think sarcoid-ex would help with it with out waking it up?

Also why and how do they speard to other places on the body when it starts in one spot like the face?
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    01-31-2012, 02:48 PM
I have a horse with a sarcoid in the groin grew to 2" in diameter and then I found another one about 3/4" of an inch on his front leg right at the top just before it goes into his barrel........the one in his groin is slowly horse also has other issues PSSM being one of them......sarcoids are often related to the immune system.....and since my guy has issues I am not surprised that his immune system is not what it should be.

I really don't think there is an answer to your question.

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    01-31-2012, 03:04 PM
Db, I can speak only from what I saw. The lady in the barn I used to board got a horse with sarcoid on his head. It was just a bump, but then it did grow up really fast and big and ugly looking (it was behind the ear). So vet did several removals, and then she kept putting medications on spot for very long time. So no riding, but lots of expenses.

Personally I'd probably pass on that horse or at least look around more before getting back to it.
    01-31-2012, 03:36 PM
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Anything you put on a sarcoid risks waking it up and getting it started to grow bloody and nasty. I have known people that used Xterra on a dormant dry one and ended up with a bigger mess than they started with.

And Yes. The Prouds Off is the turquoise colored stuff that comes in the little 3 oz jar and eats out proud flesh. It is doing a pretty good job of eating up this sarcoid. It is too early to tell if it will eat it completely up.

I do not know anyone around here that is using a laser, but it sounds like a good approach.
    01-31-2012, 03:42 PM
Sarcoid-ex is something you put in the diet, so I was just curious about that way to go as you wouldnt be touching the sarcoid itself.

But with what everyone has said I think Im going to keep looking for a horse, because it sounds like it could end up being more money then I would have even spent on the horse to get rid of them if it turns our to be the reoccuring type...But thank you for all your awnsers though!

And I wish anyone who has a horse with sarcoid the best of luck at getting rid of them so they never come back. Sound like a nasty thing to deal with, so good luck and hope your horses get a great recovery :)
    01-31-2012, 03:47 PM
Also Super Nova I didnt think there was going to be a real anwser to how they spread but I was curious to know if anyone knew why....Thanks for your reply and I hope your geldings sarcoids don't continue

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