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Ok, so we picked the scab and couldn't see much underneath. I'm using the triple antibiotic and using a bandage between soakings. I've got him on a schedule now, spoiled ducky lol. I held him down while my mom was picking at his foot. He had his neck on my shoulder the entire time and he would nibble on my hair occasionally. 💖
Sounds like he is in good hands. Must not have been too painful either. Let us know how it looks tomorrow.
@casportpony what do you recommend to get it out? Other than a vet in case that isn't an option here.
what do you recommend to get it out? Other than a vet in case that isn't an option here.
If he were mine I would make the hole on the bottom of the foot larger and check for more pus. If I didn't find more pus there, I would make a hole on the top and look around.
Thanks K, this is sure not for the squeamish . So a sharp scalpel would be needed. Wouldn't there be alot of blood?
Items I would have:
Sharp, sterile scalpel
Sterile water or saline
Chlorhexadine or betadine
This is probably not a task for just anyone. Anyone trying it would need to read up on wound care and look at pictures of how vets wrap this sort of wound.