Lump on jowl/chin?

Wolfie

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I just noticed Lulu has a lump on the side of his jowl. It wasn't there yesterday. I felt it and it feels like loose skin. He didn't react in pain and hasn't changed his habits.

We do have an unfortunate fly problem, could a horse fly have bitten him? Is it normal growth?

Any help would be appreciated. Thanks!

(Sorry the pics are kinda bad. I couldn't get him to look up from his cuttlefish bone.)20180829_163811.jpeg20180829_163810.jpeg20180829_163749.jpeg20180829_163806.jpeg
 

LaLaP

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Wow he's really going to town on that cuttlefish bone, huh?
I'm new here and don't have any advice. I hope someone can offer something. Extra soak time? Make sure he's very warm? That's all I got.
 

Kristy1970

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Might be Dry skin, I saw a little patch on Daisy’s head when she was smaller and I just slowly poured warm water over her entire shell and head... she loves to be sprayed, and it went away.
 

Bambam1989

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Looks swollen, possible wasp, or bee sting? Can you get a good pic from the side of the head?
 

Yvonne G

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Hard to tell if it's in the area where an ear might be. If yes, then it may be an ear abscess. Can I see a picture of the side of the head where the swelling is?
 

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