Cue panic, what is going on with ashes' heel?

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Cue panic, what is going on with ashes' heel?

Postby Otis » Wed Oct 23, 2013 6:18 pm

So between buying my first house, moving, quitting my job, and stressing about ashes emotional health, I missed this one.

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Her heal is swollen and squishy. I can squish this around with my fingers and it makes her nervous but she doesn't do her normal yelp, or even struggle/air snap like she does when she is extremely uncomfortable.
Squishy heal
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Normal heal
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She's been wobbly and uncoordinated lately, I've attributed it to old age and arthritis, but she's been stumbling more, loosing her balance. Energy wise she's normal and I wish shed slow down like her body is trying to tell her to.

Vet appointment will be made tomorrow, but i guess I'm just begging for some kind of peace of mind or else I'll be up all night worrying in circles telling myself "cancer, cancer, cancer"
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Re: Cue panic, what is going on with ashes' heel?

Postby Otis » Wed Oct 23, 2013 6:21 pm

Please excuse my misuse of heel. I'd like some healing going on though.
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Re: Cue panic, what is going on with ashes' heel?

Postby mhocker10 » Thu Oct 24, 2013 7:37 am

it could just be an irritation... perhaps a bite from a spider? Look closely, is there a bite mark visible?
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Re: Cue panic, what is going on with ashes' heel?

Postby dogs4jen » Thu Oct 24, 2013 1:14 pm

Lipoma maybe? Good luck at the vet's, I hope it's not anything major.
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Re: Cue panic, what is going on with ashes' heel?

Postby Misskiwi67 » Sat Oct 26, 2013 11:44 am

Partially torn Achilles' tendon?
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