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Small Red Wart-Like Growth Above Dog's Eye

by Melody



Our 1-year old lab has a small red wart-like growth about half an inch above his right eye. The growth is about 2 mm in diameter.


The growth was noticed 5 days ago as a tiny bump and as since grown to the the size it is now.

Would love to get at-home treatment recommendations.

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Dec 09, 2013
"My Online Vet Response to: Small Red Wart-Like Growth Above Dog's Eye”
by: Dr. Lisa Brienen

Dear Melody, Based on your dog’s age this is very likely a benign (not bad) tumor called a histiocytoma – so not a bad thing and these usually go away on their own over 1-2 months. It may also be a follicular or sebaceous cyst – also benign. If it grows very large or is worrisome you can have your vet do a fine needle aspirate to make a more precise diagnosis.

I often give a homeopathic remedy for individuals with this type of growth. You can try homeopathic Thuja 30C from your health food store. You can place 2-3 pellets of the remedy into your dog’s mouth. Or the pellets may be mixed into some water on a spoon and tipped into his mouth. I would repeat one more dose 12 hours later –but do not continue to give. There are other remedy options for skin growths and you may want to consult a veterinary homeopath (www.theavh.org) for further help regarding this nodule.

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