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My dog has what seems to be an abscess on his neck.  It's underneath on the side.  I only noticed when petting him.  It doesn't seem to hurt him, he still has his appetite, and is as playful as ever.  Do you think this is something I can treat by cleaning with a warm compress and peroxide?
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1696489 tn?1370821974
You can try that, but I don't think it will work on an abcess (those need to be drained).  See your vet for the best treatment. - Blu
974371 tn?1424653129
May be an abscess, infection, swollen lymph node.  Either way, yes, you should have the Vet check it.  May have to be lanced and the dog given antibiotics.
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