Bumble foot???

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Madip

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I’ve seen a lot of posts about “bumble foot” and I’m curious to what it is? My chins don’t really let me get close to their feet often. Today was the first time I’ve seen and been able to get super close to my chins feet. I never really thought much of the posts till now when I see tacos feet.

I tried to get as many pics as I could. Is this bumble foot? What can I do to help? They look so dry 😭
 

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That looks like a sore foot, but not bumble foot. Bumble foot is an infection of the foot, you'll notice swelling, redness, blood, and pus. I would just try to put some bag balm on his feet if you can to help heal it. The easiest is if you have another person to help, one to hold the chin and the other to quickly smear some balm on is foot, a little goes a long way so you don't need much.
 

Madip

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That looks like a sore foot, but not bumble foot. Bumble foot is an infection of the foot, you'll notice swelling, redness, blood, and pus. I would just try to put some bag balm on his feet if you can to help heal it. The easiest is if you have another person to help, one to hold the chin and the other to quickly smear some balm on is foot, a little goes a long way so you don't need much.
Phew okay sounds good I will get that and put it on them. Hopefully my sister can help. He hates being held tho.
 

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My little boy had the same signs - one of his cry callous/sores ruptured and he cried out in pain and it bled a LOT!! I took away all grates over his litter pans for 2 weeks, took away his dust baths for the weekend (he used to get daily baths but now we've gone to every other day). I ordered bag balm and applied some to his sores and his ears (which also looked dry). He absolutely hated it and had inappropriate spite urine outside of his litter boxes - he even stopped wanting to play and interact with me (Despite me offering some treats during each treatment)... He's better now and I have since stopped the Bag Balm. I also ordered him new toys so we're also on better terms. His sores improved over a span of just a few days of applying Bag Balm!
 

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Some photos for comparison.
 

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