Gander with sore and swollen foot

Discussion in 'Emergencies / Diseases / Injuries and Cures' started by ashtonjo, May 6, 2011.

  1. ashtonjo

    ashtonjo New Egg

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    Here are a few pics. Does anyone have any idea how to treat his foot?

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    Thanks for your help.
     
    Last edited: May 6, 2011
  2. emvickrey

    emvickrey ChowDown Silkie Farm

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    I really have no idea. But... I would give it a soak in warm water and clean off what I could to get a better look. Maybe something is stuck in there or a broken toe. Hopefully somebody that does have an idea will chime in.
     
  3. benjoycei

    benjoycei Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Wash it an put Neosporin on it...it can't hurt
     
  4. ashtonjo

    ashtonjo New Egg

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    Thanks for the info. Still looking for other comments.
     
  5. Miss Lydia

    Miss Lydia Running over with Blessings Premium Member

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    Doesn't look like bumble foot i don't see any scab there, i would soak it in a bucket of warm epsom salt water, get it cleaned up real good and see if maybe theres a thorn or splinter in there. is it hot feeling like there is infection? As much as my gander doesn't look where hes going most of the time I am surprised after almost 4 years he has had somekind of foot trouble. also i don't see any nails, has he broken them off? how do they look?
     
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