Dont know if this was resolved for you but I went through a similar situation. Tooks months for us to find out it was a foxtail. 6 months of this was a leaking cyst. Just pus kept constantly producing. We didnt know what it was. A sebaceous cyst or foxtail. Surgery couldn't even produce an answer. It wasn't until a foxtail miraculously pushed it's way out that we finally figured it all out. Now that it's out her cyst is closing and the pus actually stopped immediately. We are VERY strapped for cash and found we were able to get Care Credit. Something to look into for anyone that has pets. I'll never be without it now for that emergency vet trip. What your doing now is exactly what the vet had me do though. Hope your pup is better.If not hope my experience gives you some ideas. View Thread
My dog just went through an 8 month ordeal to find a foxtail. After surgery which failed to locate it my Vet was about to send me to a specialist because her side was constantly producing pus from an ulcer on her flank. The Vet was just boggled at this point. Was it a foxtail or some sort of bacterial infection like MRSA? One day it just pushed itself right out! My vet believes it must have been lodged in the muscle of her flank. Now that the foxtail is out it looks like her flank on that side is a little under developed. So my question is could that foxtail have atrophied her muscle? Im sure my dog used her muscles diffrently on that side due to discomfort when the foxtail was in there. Should it even out now that she is pain free?View Thread
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