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Q. Big-huge!!! pocket on rear, near rectum, difficulty defecating- also painful. He is about 45 pounds and is losing weight.

Answered By
LINDSEY EDWARDS MVB, BSC, IVCA

A. It is important to get this assessed as soon as possible with a full physical exam and maybe xrays. I would be concerned about an abscess, hernia or mass but the more he strains the more he risks doing permanent damage


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