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Old 12-29-2013, 09:33 AM   #1 (permalink)
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Default My 1 year old has a very itchy small hard thing growing under her skin

It is a round shape and hard to touch - very itchy, it's not that big.

Any ideas appreciated before I go to the vet.

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Can you post a picture? With your finger or something in it so we can compare size?

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Can you post a picture? With your finger or something in it so we can compare size?

It's well hidden under her undercoat but it's about a quarter of the size of a pea, maybe smaller.
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My dogs get ingrown hairs and cysts (pimples?).

But if you aren't sure what it is, the vet is always a good bet!

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Tick?
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Sebaceous cyst?
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Old 12-29-2013, 07:35 PM   #7 (permalink)
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i would suspect a tick also.
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Old 12-29-2013, 07:36 PM   #8 (permalink)
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Sebaceous cyst?
those are not usually hard or itchy.
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