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Offline Annieb

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bumps on my pups head
« on: November 18, 2007, 09:53:46 am »
I have a 10 week old blue dane puppy who has bumps (like pimples) all over his head.  He started with a few and they keep growing.  Is it just acne?


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Re: bumps on my pups head
« Reply #1 on: November 18, 2007, 11:50:20 am »
What size are they?  Can you post a picture?  When you say like pimples, are they festered or white heads, or are they just tiny little pink or reddish looking bumps?  Is the skin around them scaly or normal looking?  Sounds like some kind of skin condition, maybe just a rash of some kind.  Do they seem to irritate him or itch at all?  I know lots of questions, but he is just a puppy and now I am worried about him.
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Re: bumps on my pups head
« Reply #2 on: November 18, 2007, 10:07:08 pm »
Just in case it is mange, I'd get a Vet. to do a skin scraping.
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Re: bumps on my pups head
« Reply #3 on: November 19, 2007, 09:22:48 am »
All 3 of my danes had some form of bumps on their heads as pups...with Tisha and Thorn it was puppy acne. (had litle white heads) Grace had red bumps on her head when she came here. She was also infested with fleas. Once the fleas were gone, it took a few weeks, then the bumps were gone. Just incease I would have your vet check it. Could be acne, bug bites, rash, or even staph infection etc.
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Re: bumps on my pups head
« Reply #4 on: November 21, 2007, 07:17:27 pm »
i can't remember what my vet called these...but Lady had one on her Paw.  i've heard of them on the head and lips too.  most of the time they are nothing to worry about and are only a pain when the dog is irritated by them and breaks them open.    if they are broken open they tend to bleed and disappear.
have the vet look at them and remove them if needed.