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What is this growth??

Discussion in 'Diseases & Injuries - Rabbits' started by Capn L, Jan 26, 2019.

  1. Jan 26, 2019
    Capn L

    Capn L Just born

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    Can someone please help me identify what exactly this is? I have searched the internet high and low and for the life of me can't figure it out. So this growth is protruding out of the back leg of one of our rabbits. It started out as an open sore, then a scab, then it's as if the scab just kept growing into this stick- like growth. It just keeps growing longer and longer. It is very stiff and apparently tender as the bunny jumps at the lightest touch to it. Any ideas?? I'm hesitant to just clip it off not knowing what it is...

    Any help would be greatly appreciated.

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  2. Jan 26, 2019
    B&B Happy goats

    B&B Happy goats Herd Master Golden Herd Member

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    Oh my.....i have no idea what it is....poor rabbit :(
     
  3. Jan 29, 2019
    Rammy

    Rammy Herd Master Golden Herd Member

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    Skin tag?
     
  4. Jan 29, 2019
    promiseacres

    promiseacres Herd Master

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    That is odd... intial thought was something stuck in the fur.
    @Bunnylady any thoughts?
     
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  5. Jan 30, 2019
    Rammy

    Rammy Herd Master Golden Herd Member

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    Is it bothering him? Scratching at it?
     
  6. Jan 30, 2019
    secuono

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    Are you sure it's not just fur and poop?
    Doesn't quite look like papilloma virus.
     
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