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Cyst? Blister? Tumor?

Discussion in 'Emergencies / Diseases / Injuries and Cures' started by Crisx08, Jun 17, 2016.

  1. Crisx08

    Crisx08 Just Hatched

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    I noticed my almost 3 week old silkie limping today and noticed a bubble on her left leg.
    I'm really worried. What shoud I do? So far I sprayed the area with Vetericy.
     
  2. Eggcessive

    Eggcessive Chicken Obsessed Premium Member

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    Does her sore leg go out to the side or back when she stands? Those blisters can be common with a slipped tendon, but it might also be a sign of mycoplasma synovitis, a respiratory infection that affects the joints. Have you seen any respiratory disease or joint swelling in other birds? Google Poultry Pedia Podiatry, and scroll down "how to fix a slipped achilles tendon."
     
  3. Crisx08

    Crisx08 Just Hatched

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    I sprayed her with the vet rx stuff and it went away thankfully. I asked the chicken chick on fb and said it's nothing to worry about as long as I didn't fuss with it. Still have no idea what it was.
     

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