Bumble Scab

Discussion in 'Emergencies / Diseases / Injuries and Cures' started by kristen2678, Jul 7, 2010.

  1. kristen2678

    kristen2678 Chillin' With My Peeps

    Apr 26, 2009
    North Berwick Maine
    I was trying to cool the girls off with some water. I put my 13 month old BO's feet in some cool water and noticed a small scab. No swelling, but it was firm around the scab. It was a small one. Anywho, I followed all the bumble treating directions.... soak, remove scab, neosporin, wrap. My issue is there wasn't any core to speak of. Did I just catch it early? There was a tiny thread of sorts attached to the scab, but that was it. Any advice?
  2. Kedreeva

    Kedreeva Longfeather Lane

    Jun 10, 2010
    I couldn't find very many pictures of bumble foot cores... but they say it looks... cheesy. Maybe you caught it early or maybe it was something else stuck on (they sometimes get poo stuck to their feet and it can look like scabs or other things)? Maybe it was just a little infected wound?
    Last edited: Jul 7, 2010

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