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Q. A cyst has opened and is draining what should I do for it until I can take the dog to a vet?

A. Place an e-collar on him to prevent licking. Keep the area as clean as possible until you see the vet. Promote drainage with a warm compress. Do not give or apply any medications to your pet without the advice of your veterinarian.

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ANGEL ALVARADO

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A. just keep it as clean as you can so it doesn't get infected - clean it with lukewarm water and some cotton. If he is licking the area I would advice to put a buster collar on him until you can go to the vet.

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DAVID ELBEZE, DVM, MRCVS

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