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Ok... here we go again lol

Rgeurts
November 12th, 2010, 10:00 PM
I was playing with the monster a little while ago and something caught my eye. I'm sure some of you will know what this is. I did some poking around on the internet and pretty much everything I came across in text seems like this is what it could be, canine papilloma virus. But... when I go to look at the pictures, it looks a lot different. Most descibe it as yellowish or pink and looking like a cauliflower. Nanook's is pure white, perfectly round and flat on the top (in fact, I though it was just something stuck to his lip). DH held him so I could get a pic (please excuse my strand of hair, I just noticed it lol) and now I can see there are a few more white bumps on the inside of his mouth. The holistic clinic is closed until Monday and our regular vet isn't back in until Monday. I don't think it's an emergency, but maybe I'm wrong. Any thoughts on what it may be would be appreciated!

Thanks,

Robyn

luckypenny
November 12th, 2010, 10:06 PM
The large one on Nanook's lip does look textured. Does it seem to bother him? I don't think it's an emergency and can hold until Monday :shrug:. If anyone does, you guys deserve a long break right about now :grouphug:.

Rgeurts
November 12th, 2010, 10:25 PM
The break will come, eventually lol :D
The large is flat on top, as in not rounded like a mound (all the pictures I looked at were like little mounds), but it is very textured, almost bumpy :shrug:
The small ones seem to be smooth. It doesn't bother him at all. In fact, he's had another great day. So playful and even had the "zoomies" a couple of times :D

Guess I'll just keep an eye on it and if it starts to bother him, I'll call the specialist clinic. They're in the same building as the hospital and I think open on Saturday.

luckypenny
November 12th, 2010, 10:27 PM
You're going to have to get those zoomies on video so we can all ooohhh and aahhhh over Nanook being silly :goodvibes:.

Hopefully he'll be fine until your appointment on Monday :fingerscr.

Rgeurts
November 12th, 2010, 10:36 PM
I will get a video, maybe in the next couple of days. He actually seems to be having them daily now, and he is very silly when he does lol. Dh and I just laugh! I can't believe we wasted so much time being worried when he had them, and not enjoying it! Thank you so much lp, you really are an :angel2:

luckypenny
November 12th, 2010, 10:39 PM
Just paying it forward, Rgeurts :o.

Looking forward to that video then :goodvibes:.

Winston
November 13th, 2010, 12:04 AM
Rguerts I am wondering too if its the papilloma? I think they are immune system related. If your boy is taking some herbs that are detoxing him so to speak maybe thats why your seeing them??

I agree!! looking forward to that video...:D

Rgeurts
November 13th, 2010, 12:30 AM
Rguerts I am wondering too if its the papilloma? I think they are immune system related. If your boy is taking some herbs that are detoxing him so to speak maybe thats why your seeing them??

I agree!! looking forward to that video...:D

Oh!!! Maybe that's it. Dr. Marsden did tell us that we may see him breaking out with rashes or sores, and that if we do, it isn't a bad thing. I wonder if this would fit in with that? But he is on 2 immuno-suppressants as well, Prednisone and Azathioprine. I guess I'll find out on Monday. I won't worry too much unless he starts showing signs that it's bothering him. For now, he doesn't seem to know it's there :shrug:

chico2
November 13th, 2010, 12:40 PM
Aww Nanook,if you keep this up,there will be no money left for X-Mas pressies for you and Thorin:(
Hopefully this latest thing is nothing to worry about,it looks strange,so bright white:shrug:

Rgeurts
November 13th, 2010, 01:48 PM
Aww Nanook,if you keep this up,there will be no money left for X-Mas pressies for you and Thorin:(
Hopefully this latest thing is nothing to worry about,it looks strange,so bright white:shrug:

I'll always find a way for their Christmas pressies!! Hopefully my car will sell soon, then all will be well :D

And ya, the bright white is what's making me think they may not be pappillomas. I know he's prone to fungal infections, so maybe it's some type of fungus :shrug:

We have an appt. Monday afternoon. Until then, I'll just try not to worry lol. It doesn't seem to bother him at all.

chico2
November 13th, 2010, 04:40 PM
Awww,you have to sell your car:(
You don't have any generous rich relatives,whom you can kiss butt too:shrug:

Rgeurts
November 13th, 2010, 05:56 PM
Awww,you have to sell your car:(
You don't have any generous rich relatives,whom you can kiss butt too:shrug:

I don't mind! I don't need a fancy car anyway. I just use it to go to work and haul the doggies around lol. I'll sell it and use half to buy a minivan or something more practical and put the rest back in to savings :)

Problem solved! :D

MaxaLisa
November 18th, 2010, 05:46 PM
That picture looks similar to the ones I've seen on the GSD, they were diagnosed as papillomas by their vets.