Lump on cheek

by Jose
(Paterson, NJ, USA )

My 11 year old conure has developed a lump on the right side of his face, behind the beak and under the eye. He looks like he does when he's excited and his little feathers stand up and he's excited to see me, but unfortunately, he just has that lump. I picked him up and felt the lump with my fingertips and it feels spongy/soft/liquiet. What should I do. Please advise. Thanks

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Aug 20, 2011
Lump on bird's cheek
by: Tracie

I am so sorry, Dr B can not tell you what this is, because he would need to examine the bird and probably run tests on the contents of the lump.

Please Find an Avian Vet for your bird so this can be properly diagnosed. It could be cancer, but it could be a fatty tumor or a bacterial infection that could easily be treated.

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