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post #1 of 7 (permalink) Old 12-12-2013, 01:13 PM Thread Starter
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What is this? (pic) Pink bump on 10mo vulva

Myah's finished her first heat last month. She constantly licked/cleaned herself, and a few of these bumps appeared on her vulva (small, pinkish beige). I attributed these to her licking and figured I would keep an eye on them. All have disappeared, but this last one. Granted, it's only been a couple weeks and this one might disappear as well.

Anyone see these on their female dogs? What has been your experience?

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post #2 of 7 (permalink) Old 12-12-2013, 02:20 PM
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My first thought is an ingrown hair. Watch it closely.
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post #3 of 7 (permalink) Old 12-12-2013, 06:07 PM
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I would have a vet look at that.

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Thanks. Anyone seen these before?

When she was a wee puppy, she had a little pyoderma on her belly. Antibiotics and those went away. Sigh...I suppose we ought to get to the vet.

The picture I posted makes it look a bit more glossy/fluid filled that it really appears. It is more of a pinkish beige, benign sort of thing.
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post #5 of 7 (permalink) Old 12-13-2013, 11:47 AM
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Could be an ingrown hair or plugged follicle. My dog had one of those after her heat cycle... after about two weeks, I inspected it closely while bathing her and discovered a clump of shorter hairs sticking out of it. Pulled the hairs out (which slid right out) and it healed up almost immediately.
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My pup had the same thing near his wee wee, eventually it went away, never got worse. I honestly think it was a bite or ingrown hair.

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Thanks!

Wasn't she a good girl to let me take that photo? Such a submissive pup. She just rolls over all relaxed.
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