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My Dogs Skin On His Belly Has Big Red Spots Like Blood Under The Skin?

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OK my dog started out with what looked like red spots or rash on one section of his body.. Then all over his body the next day, more on his belly and then into full out red blood under skin and bruising..
IT IS VERY SERIOUS! There is a condition called IMT - immune mediated thrombocytopenia.. This is the immune system attacking platelets and the dog can not clot  and bleeds..
They can have these spots under the skin, they can also bleed from their gums, ears, nose, and eyes.. You need a CBC this is blood tests that count red, white cells, hemoglobin, and platelets..
Its only 50-80 bucks, and another 15-25 may be needed for a smear to manually count cells or see if there are baby platelets in the blood, as this condition may be worse and may also mean the bone marrow is not producing fast enough or spleen is eating up cells too fast. No this is not leukemia, it is a blood disorder and your dog or any small animal and even people have this condition go to an emergency vet hospital like Oakville or guelph university location that is open 365/year 24hrs.. They need to be hospitalized, placed on immune suppressant immediately and may need kemo drug like vincristine to boost cells before they bleed to death and trreatment starts working. DON'T wait and don't let anyone tell you it's a skin pigmentation, if it looks like a bruise it is! And some dogs die within 48hours depending on how quickly they lose platelets!
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My Labrador/Collie cross one day seemed fine (apart from general old age at 11 1/2 years but fit) then one day took him for a walk and basically he just seemed off. Later in the day he struggled to get up and back legs went and collapsed gums very pale, took to emergency vet who noticed very small purple marks on belly and kept over night. Was anaemic and low platelet count.  Went next day expecting the worse to find him about 70% better, but the spots had got considerably bigger. Had to return 2 days later for more tests and by this time his belly was almost black, right leg swollen, his blood was not clotting and going into his skin, tests indicated liver failure and 99% probable tumour. Kindest thing to do was to put him to sleep. At least he came home for 2 days to us. Any unexplained marks like this don't mean the worst but get it checked ASAP.
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It can be flea bite dermatitis if your dog has swollen red skin but it involves scratching biting and rubbing of skin. There is one more possibility that your dog is developing lumps under its skin that is a matter of concern. These lumps should not be ignored and treated in time. Otherwise they turn out to be tumors and cancerous cells that are not curable so it is recommended to visit a vet soon.
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Jingle's dog get them all the time you have nothing to worry about
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I looked it up and it is more than likely ringworm go to google images and type in ringworm on dogs and compare the picture and your dog. Hope I could help
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I know it could be a horrible deadly disease... Or it might just be Black Fly bites...

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