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my young standard poodle has what I would say is her cheek

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my young standard poodle has what I would say is her cheek of her bottom seems quite swollen on one side, its where you can feel their bones for the bottom.
Submitted: 3 years ago.
Category: Dog
Expert:  Dr. Peter replied 3 years ago.
Welcome and thanks for asking your question. My name isXXXXX am a licensed veterinarian. I am happy to answer your question today. First I need to ask you a few questions to be well informed and give you the best advice.

1- Which area is swollen, her anal (butt) region?
2- Is the area bothering her?
3- Is she licking or gnawing at the area?
4- Is the tissue swollen or does she have a growth?

There may be a slight delay between your follow ups and my replies as I type out a thorough reply for you.

Customer: replied 3 years ago.

1. not the anul area, its on her bone for her bottom


2. the area isn't bothering her


3.she is not licking or gnawing it


4.its swollen which made me think its an injury.


also she rough plays with our GSD and I think shes banged it maybe against hard floor/corner of door frames or the wall.

Expert:  Dr. Peter replied 3 years ago.
1- Which bottom bone? I am sorry, but, I having a hard time of understanding which area is swollen.
2- How much does she weigh?
3- Is she on any medications?
4- Any pre existing medical conditions?