Growth on Dog's Lip
(Los Angeles, CA, USA)
My dog has a sore on her lower lip that looks like a blood blister. It has been there for a month. It initially looked more red, like it was a blood blister, but the color has faded somewhat. It has not grown in size. It doesn't seem to bother her, but our previous dog went down a long road with mouth cancer, so we're more aware of anything around this dog's mouth.
She is a 8-9 year old mixed breed (she was listed as a lab mix at the pound where we adopted her, but she might have pit bull or ridgeback in her too).
We're not sure if maybe - because of how close it is to her canine tooth - she just bit down on her lip and caused a blister or sore. We're just growing concerned because she has had it for around a month (maybe a bit longer).
We haven't done anything to it (didn't try to pop it, ice it, or anything). It hasn't bled or crusted. It has remained the same in size and "puffiness" - the only thing that has changed, as mentioned before, is that it doesn't look as bloody inside.
Thank you for your help.
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