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Q. Hematoma in weims ear, she has a drain set in it - open and leaking out, but now the ear is very heavy and solid in touching, doughy to touch

Answered By
LINDSEY EDWARDS MVB, BSC, IVCA

A. It is likely the drain or part of the hematoma has become blocked with a blood clot. You can try gently bathing the area with warm, previously boiled water with very gentle massage to see if it will reduce again but it will need to be rechecked by the operating vet as soon as possible to ensure it is healing ok


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