Q. Seems like an abscess around her areola it has opened

Nov 27, 2022

I noticed it was swelling and I woke up this morning and it was opened I think she was knowing at it. I thought it was maybe just a spider bite at first and it'd go away but she seems to be somewhat calm she is eating and drinking but I want to address this before any further infection happens

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Hello, first of all, I'm sorry for the late reply. It seems that the infection in that part of your dog is severe. Also, based on the swelling of the area, there may have been a mammary gland tumour previously. In this case, it is recommended that you visit an animal hospital quickly for accurate tests and treatment. Make sure that your dog's wound is not infected with a secondary infection. Secondary infections are when the area is swollen, pus come out, and a lot of exudate comes out.
In this case, bacteria, fungi, etc. may have been secondaryly infected with the wound.
In this case, please visit the animal hospital for accurate diagnosis and treatment.

For primary wound lesions, wipe the area with sterile physiological saline, disinfect it with beta-dine disinfectant, chlorhexidine and apply an ointment containing antibiotics, repeat twice a day.
If the wound does not recover within 5-7 days, please visit an animal hospital.