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post #1 of 8 Old 06-05-2012, 03:39 PM Thread Starter
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Weird bump

So a little bit behind the withers on the right side there is this bump. It doesn't hurt him and I thought it was a fly bite but it's been there for more than a week. Can some fly bites last longer or could it be more serious? I pressed on it and it doesn't hurt him so I am confused.
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post #2 of 8 Old 06-05-2012, 08:19 PM
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My horse has a lump just like that! I do not think it is a big bight it is a bit large. My horse has it on his but and has been there for two weeks.
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post #3 of 8 Old 06-05-2012, 09:53 PM
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It might just be a small fatty deposit or haemotoma. If it's not sore and not big enough to impact saddle fit, don't worry about it

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Will it ever go away?
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post #5 of 8 Old 06-05-2012, 10:23 PM
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That depends on what's causing it. If its a cyst, it probably won't and it may grow larger. If its not growing, not impacting saddle fit, and not causing pain, I'd not worry about it. I had a cyst removed from one of my horse's girth area in February, cost under $200 to do it, (I already had the vet out for teeth and sheaths) it was really quick, and took about 6 weeks to heal enough to ride him. (It was in an area that would be rubbed/stressed by the cinch).
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post #6 of 8 Old 06-06-2012, 05:25 PM Thread Starter
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Ok thanks for the info. I just checked it today and I believe it shrunk from yesterday.
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post #7 of 8 Old 06-06-2012, 06:00 PM
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Weired Bump

How long does it normally stay their? His has gotten bigger bit not smaller. How do horses get them?
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post #8 of 8 Old 06-06-2012, 07:42 PM
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My horse has a large lump on her chest that sounds similar. I was very worried about it, so I had the vet come out. He said it was a carcinoma with some torn muscle tissue, so nothing to get too worried about. He first suggested that I cold hose it, but when that didn't work he suggested I apply DMSO over the area for twelve hours then rinse it off and apply again every twelve hours for the next few days. The vet told me it could be drained, but since the fluid is sterile, draining it and leaving an open wound could cause a lot more serious problems. This may or may not be what your horse is facing, but I hope it helps!
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