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post #1 of 2 Old 04-12-2012, 09:24 PM Thread Starter
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Swelling at tail end?

I have a 15 yr old Arab gelding with swelling at the back of the croup around the dock of his tail. He acts normal, and the swelling feels soft. Should I do anything?
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post #2 of 2 Old 04-13-2012, 02:34 AM
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I could be a simple cyst, or it may be a melanoma. What colour is he? If grey, they are more likely to get melanomas. I'd get your vet to come and have a look at it just to be on the safe side, but most lumps are pretty harmless :)

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