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    12-02-2012, 08:27 PM
More proudflesh? When I took the bandage off today his leg was looking a bit worse to me. What are your opinions? Day 46
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    12-03-2012, 01:08 PM
Does anyone know other ways to effectivly treat proudflesh? We are using Equaide now, and changing it every 2 days. I left the bandage on an extra day (3) days when it looked like this.
    12-04-2012, 01:16 PM
Im going through the same thing with my mare, just a little more severe...she degloved about 10" all the down & fully around her front right cannon bone and severed the extensor tendon and took it down to the bone in a half dollar sized spot. I been working on it for about 10 weeks now. We are in the last stage trying to get skin grafts to take. ....and battling the granulation (proud flesh) my vet tried the wonder dust powder. I didnt really see the effect it gave because she was on a clinic stay getting treated for gangrene. I personally applied NU-STOCK its a proud flesh eliminator and eats off the bad stuff leaving a clean fresh HEALTHY wound. Its only to be used in stretches of time. No more than 3 times. I only had to apply it once and I was very pleased with the result. Also to keep it pressure wrapped. I didnt read all the way through your threads but it's important to keep the granulation under control to always have the wound wrapped =) NU-Stock can be picked up at the feed store but Ill find an informative link. Also on the other mild'er lacerations and scratches use Nixall
Nixall™ Disinfectant + Cleanser - 2oz sprayer bottle (Travel Size) - pkg of 4
Nu-Stock - Topical Skin Treatment for Animals.
    12-04-2012, 01:17 PM
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At what point should you stop bandaging and let it scab? It's in such a yucky place. Is the yellow stuff puss or medicine?
    12-04-2012, 01:20 PM
It doesnt hurt to let the air get to it for like 24 hours, just keep it washed. Like us humans, healing benefits from getting air. But too much it gives the granulation all that room to go wild.
    12-04-2012, 01:41 PM
The yellow is leakage/fluid. Doc wasnt worried about it. Thanks for your replyGrey! What is your girls prognosis for soundness? We were wrapping with Equaide. Intracell , Telfa pad, rolled gauze, then a standing wrap directly overtop the wound. We moved the standing wrap below the wound to help with swelling, and because it's right below the hock, when he bent his eg the standing wrap would cut into the top of the wound. Although now its getting more air and less constriction. More pictures tonigh!
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    12-04-2012, 02:25 PM
She is moving great! My vet's polo pony did the same thing ALL THE WAY DOWN THE LEG, after recovery the horse is back on the field playing chukkers. Horses have a way to pick up where the injury left off. They learn how to compensate and how to move again. It takes a little time but they can the hang of it. I don't doubt she could be able after more physical therapy after fully healing that she could be back keeping up with the field on fox hunts and back schooling over jumps but I don't expect her too and will be ok with retiring her for light work. Here's my recent picture story

a light at the end of the tunnel
    12-04-2012, 02:31 PM
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One time, many years ago, I had a gelding who injured his leg and developed some nasty looking proud flesh. Nothing else was working on it. At that time, as told to me by an old timer, I used powdered copper sulfate (also known as bluestone - where I am it is mostly used to treat dugout/pond water; this stuff is toxic so handle with care). I bought it in a granulated form and then crushed it with a rolling pin to powder it. I put vaseline around the skin at the edge of the wound and spread a light layer of copper sulfate over the wound where the proud flesh was. The wound was cleansed daily and the copper sulfate reapplied only on the proud flesh areas. It was very successful and after the wound healed there was a small bump - you would never have guessed how bad it was before that. I don't know if you would want to pursue this option but a conversation with your vet about it before use should be done.
    12-04-2012, 02:37 PM
Fine day for a frolic - YouTube video of her 2 days ago 1st turn out after 2 weeks stalled. I was more than happy to see this reaction
    12-04-2012, 09:17 PM
Here are a few pictures from tonight, and the last picture is how its wrapped before we took it off. My question- is this a normal healing stage or? To much proud flesh? How do you guys think it looks? Its gotten substantially smaller in size, but its looking very fleshy. Im calling doc tomorrow to see if I can email him some pictures so he can determine wether he should come out or not. Feedback please!
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