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Old neuter scar is having bad reaction
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KatyandBen posted:
I noticed today that my dog's 2-year-old neuter scar has a bunch of 1-2mm reddish brown spots all over it that I'm pretty sure were not there the day before. I haven't noticed him licking or scratching the area, and it doesn't seem to bother him when I touch it. The area also has a red tinge to it. The spots are pretty much the same color as scabs, but they're not scabs, just skin. It's been difficult to search online for this, because the word "neuter" in a search always turns up articles about fresh neuter incision problems, as opposed to problems with old neuter scars. Has anyone ever seen anything like this?? It doesn't look like any of the dog rashes I've ever seen. The fact that it's on the old incision scar has me worried.
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