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swollen,blister filled dogs paw
Anon_13465 posted:
My 12 year old dog Jenga has a problem with her back paw. The paw is swallon and has what looks like blood blisters. People have said it is an allergy but I'm not sure. We give her allergy pills and soak her paw in epsom salt. Yesterday and to day her paw is really bad. The Vet. looked at her paw and said she wasn't sure what it is. I put first aid cream on the paw and wrapped the paw, but it is still so swollen. Does anyone have any idea what this is? Thank You pens210
Bernadine Cruz, DVM responded:
You are doing the best thing are seeking the advice of your veterinarian. Infections, foreign material that has penetrated under the skin,,,even cancer have to be on the list of possible causes. Continue with the treatment your veterinarian has recommended. If it does not improve, ask about having a radiograph taken of the paw.

Best of luck...
Dr. Bernadine Cruz


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