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Odd lump on side?

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Our boar Miki had a weird lump on his side, that has grown in size. It started off feeling like a little dot on his side, but has since grown. It’s not one that can be moved around under the skin, it more just feels like a hard lump (nothing like what Nellis lymphoma rumours feel like). The skin in the area is also quite red, and seems to be a bit bald.

We are, of course, going to consult a vet, however are just wondering what it might be?
 

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Our boar Miki had a weird lump on his side, that has grown in size. It started off feeling like a little dot on his side, but has since grown. It’s not one that can be moved around under the skin, it more just feels like a hard lump (nothing like what Nellis lymphoma rumours feel like). The skin in the area is also quite red, and seems to be a bit bald.

We are, of course, going to consult a vet, however are just wondering what it might be?
Hi!

Sorry, lumps need a hands-on vet examination; there is too much choice for playing anything more targeted than wild gessing games. :(

But when your piggy is starting to nibble at the skin, then it is a big sign that he is rather uncomfortable and in pain with it. Any treatment depends on what your vet thinks they are dealing with.

All the best!
 
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