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    Aug. 13, 2008
    Unionville, PA

    Default Bone Bruise help... three months after injury

    My pony has a bone bruise that started off as an injury from a fence (got caught between water and fence even though fence is less than a year old... go figure). It started off as a cut, not deep, but with firm swelling. She was NEVER lame. We treated cut with furazone or furall alternating depending on whether it was try or wet. After it healed, we used surpass... then a course of wet standing wraps with poultice/wet paper.

    She has still NEVER been lame, not sensitive to touch, but there is a coin sized lump in the area. Fluid builds up more when she has been left inside, but for example, after being out all day it goes down and is barely noticeable. Is there any ongoing treatment I can do to help it permanently drain? When I showed her a few weeks ago we simply wrapped it the night before/polo'd it to school and when she went in the ring it was down, almost even with the rest of her leg. She is a show pony though and unfortunately even the little cosmetic flaws matter.

    Thank you in advance!!
    Last edited by woweezowee; Oct. 14, 2009 at 10:55 AM. Reason: clarify :)
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