Sack-like growth hanging from dog's face
McKenzie's facial growth
The first sign of my dog's tumor was 9 months ago. It is now almost sack-like, hanging from her face. Current size is approx 3 inches wide by 2 inches.
At first it was slow growing. Within about 3 months, it was about half the size of today (see photo). It grew quickly after 3 months but the rate of growth seems to have stabilized over the past 30 days.
For the past 4-5 months, it has been continually wet and oozing either an odorous liquid or droplets of blood. She does not seem to be bothered by the growth, nor in any pain. She will occasionally rub her face on her sheet but still no signs of frustration or pain of any kind.
A Vet examined the tumor and determined that it was not likely cancerous and said that it would be an easy removal but did not recommend surgery due to her age. I clean it continually with hydrogen peroxide adding gauze pads during times of heavier bleeding, holding the pads in place with an expandable tubelike bandage.
During the early months of the growth, I did apply neosporin but with no noticable results. I am reading online about a product called Neoplasene. Wondering if this product may reduce the size of the tumor or if you may be aware of any other product that will help dry it up, reduce its size, etc.
McKenzie is an otherwise healthy 13 year old Great Dane female weighing about 130 lbs.
Any information, suggestions, or ideas will be so appreciated.
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