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Dr. Michael Salkin
Dr. Michael Salkin, Veterinarian
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Experience:  University of California at Davis graduate veterinarian with 45 years of experience.
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Lump on top right of skull and difficulty in opening right

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Lump on top right of skull and difficulty in opening right eye, 3 - 4 times a day trouble breathing and snorts as if it is like an asthma attack of some sort.
Submitted: 1 year ago.
Category: Dog
Expert:  Dr. Michael Salkin replied 1 year ago.

Chris, which breed and how old is your dog, please? How long has the lump been present? If it's affecting Milo's eye it would be expected to represent the inflammation of an envenomation by flying insect, spider, or snake, bite wound abscess, or, less likely, neoplasia (cancer) which is more of a consideration in an older dog. Can you upload a photo(s) of Milo's face/head to our conversation? You can use the paperclip icon in the toolbar above your message box (if you can see that icon) or you can use an external app such as