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spindleberry

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Yesterday I noticed what looked like a testicle hanging down on Splash. He is suppose to be a gelding. I felt him and whatever I felt is small probably around a 25cent coin maybe a bit bigger then a coin (He was quite touchy in that area). Splash is suppose to be around 5yrs old. What could this be if its not a testicle?

He doesn't act studdish and I haven't seen him act that way when he was at his previous home either.

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Is it possibly a hernia? I'm not sure what could fall thro the same ring as the testicles but it is definitely something I would be concerned about. The best thing would be to have a vet examine both boys. A general check up would get them off to a nice start if it is an option for you. (I know about difficulties with vets not doing farm visits etc.) The other possibility I can think of is a sarcoid .
 
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It is very likely just scar tissue--it's not uncommon to have a gelding with a small lump like that in that area. I noticed the other day that I have one with the same sort of thing--and I know very well he was gelded, with two fully removed, so it can only be scar tissue.
 

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