Message Number: YG6407 | New FHL Archives Search
From: Russell Prater
Date: 2001-08-16 09:36:00 UTC
Subject: Re: [Ferret-Health-list] Bumps on head

> ahinton wrote:
> Hi, I'm wondering if anyone out there can tell me what these bumps on
> my ferrets head may be. He has one on his face right below one of his
> eyes that is about the size of half a pencil eraser. It is red and
> round and it is raised. It was present several months ago but went
> away on it's own. This time it has not gone away and there is another
> one that looks similar that has appeard on the top of his head. He
> has been scratching because they both had some crusty dried blood
> around them. Other than that they don't seem to cause any pain.

I am not a vet, but that sounds like it might be a couple of little mast
cell tumors.

Russ, Booger, Bonnie & Clyde

URA Redneck if your wife rides in the back so the dog wont get sick.