Q. Our 9 y.o. Female boxer has a large epulide in the middle of her upper gum. Her lip protrudes.She eats well. Must it be removed?

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A. If it does not constantly get damaged, does not bleed much, grow excessively or otherwise bother her, there is no need to remove it. Should it grow uncontrollably, and become infected or ulcerated you should have a veterinarian remove it. But beware, epulidae can reoccur.

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