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post #1 of 21 (permalink) Old 11-30-2012, 02:13 AM Thread Starter
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What is this on her incision line?

Arexa got spayed 7 weeks ago and there was a tiny almost clear bump on her incision line. Now it got bigger and got red, the vet said nothing is wrong and her incision is fine. She did have a sutures reaction after spay and I can still feel the sutures next to her incision. I am worried now, has anyone seen this before? We saw the vet 2 days ago..
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It's probably from the sutures, a mild reaction. Just watch and make sure it doesn't get bigger.
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Zefra had a reaction similar when she was spayed.

She ended up getting a antibiotic cream to put on twice per day. You can't even tell now (been a good month). She did pop 2 stitches though, which was the cause of the infection/rash.

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maybe a disolving suture just below the skin due to a bit of a larger knot used by the vet. should clear it self up.
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that looks pretty clean , the vet saw it 2 days ago so you haven't neglected anything as far as her care .
Try to find some Vetrycyn -- it comes in so handy for everything including a gucky ear .
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I'd maybe do a warm compress for a few minutes a couple times a day. It looks like a mild suture reaction to me.

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Suki had one on her incision line after spay and we just kept an eye on it. I went away on its own. It is most likely a suture that is dissolving and the skin is having a mild reaction to the irritation. Almost like an ingrown hair.


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It does look like ingrown hair without the hair though... I was considering a warm compress since it does magic to ingrown hair... will wait couple more days and see what happens.
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that looks pretty clean , the vet saw it 2 days ago so you haven't neglected anything as far as her care .
Try to find some Vetrycyn -- it comes in so handy for everything including a gucky ear .

Never heard of it, where do I buy some?
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Ok, its been a week and now its worse, it got bigger and I can see a small string of her sutures coming out!! I am officially freaking out! What should I do... I already been to the vet 3 times about this problem they keep sending me back home..
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