Q. She has a huge lump on her leg that looks like it’s busted/leakin
This is causing her pain and affecting her mobility to move around, I need help quickly before it gets any worse
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Thank you for connecting us regarding her lump.
I think you may concern that the lump may be malignant cancer, a life-threatening problem. However, many different types of lumps can develop on pets for many reasons, and most of them pose no serious health risk to her. Common types of lumps on pets are lipoma (benign fatty tumor), cysts (growth of blocked oil grand), hematoma(raised bruise), abscesses (collection of pus), and cancerous tumors.
If you see fast growth, redness, swelling, pus, an opening, or if she feels pain, we recommend you make an appointment with your vet soon. Your vet will evaluate the lump with physical or pathological examinations and determine its type. Depending on the type, amount of your pet’s concern, expected lifespan, and potential health risk, your vet may perform surgical procedures to remove it, manage it with medications, and/or apply additional procedures such as radiation therapy to reduce its size. Sometimes, in the worst case, your vet may recommend hospice care if malignant cancer has complete metastasis. I hope this information is helpful for you.
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