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Lump on upper arm/shoulder area

danuutka

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My boyfriend had a feel of Nelli today when she was on his lap, and he found a lump on her upper left arm. It’s about 1cm in diameter, and we can easily move it under her skin - it also doesn’t seem to be hurting her. She is completely fine in herself, eating and pooping as normal (poops a tiny bit slimier than usual). She just now has a tiny bit of clear snot coming out of her nose, but I think she might have got some hay up there and is now trying to get it out.

We are, of course, calling the vet in the morning. I just wanted to ask if anyone had any experience with lumps in the same place as I’m completely freaking out with worry.

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My boyfriend had a feel of Nelli today when she was on his lap, and he found a lump on her upper left arm. It’s about 1cm in diameter, and we can easily move it under her skin - it also doesn’t seem to be hurting her. She is completely fine in herself, eating and pooping as normal (poops a tiny bit slimier than usual). She just now has a tiny bit of clear snot coming out of her nose, but I think she might have got some hay up there and is now trying to get it out.

We are, of course, calling the vet in the morning. I just wanted to ask if anyone had any experience with lumps in the same place as I’m completely freaking out with worry.

I have attached pictures trying to show it.
Ouch!

I am very sorry that your problems continue but I would recommend to have the lump seen during regular opening hours.
 

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Ouch!

I am very sorry that your problems continue but I would recommend to have the lump seen during regular opening hours.
Things like this always happen on a weekend... Thankfully our vets are open regular hours on Saturdays, so we’ll call in the morning to arrange an appointment. I wouldn’t think it was an immediate emergency right?
 

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Things like this always happen on a weekend... Thankfully our vets are open regular hours on Saturdays, so we’ll call in the morning to arrange an appointment. I wouldn’t think it was an immediate emergency right?
No, if the lump is sitting loosely in the skin, then it is most likely harmless and can wait well for a week or two if necessary if it doesn't grow further very quickly. Lumps can suddenly appear to quite a size.
 
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