That included The medicine also the injection to calm him but don't forget after you get it removed you have to do wraps afterwards like with like a standing wrap a quilt and that wrap and then that's a long with the medicine and that's gonna be for a few weeks so you got to add in those costs also
I can relate to that I am 17 and pay for everything on my own also I paid the vet call which was around $100 for me I also paid about 200 to get it removed and I also paid 200 to get it sent in to make sure it was noncancerous and not that big of a deal and I got the stitches that you had to get removed so then they came out about 2 to 3 weeks later it added up to $500 But it is so worth it.
Kim rose, if you don't mind me asking, how much were you looking at to get them removed? I'm 16 years old minimum wage and I pay for everything myself, kinda want to know what I'm looking at paying😂
I dealt with this on my geldings left hind and I opted to get it removed. My vet did a wonderful job they just need to be sure they get ALL of it out so it has a very low rate of coming back. Got it removed about 2-3months ago and has healed nicely. Had just a tiny scab yet but hair is coming in and he is looking brand new!😁 Best of luck
I heard that feeding turmeric can help get rid of them?
Talk to your vet but some treatments are
Surgery: The disadvantage of removing the tumour surgically is that there is a high failure rate – the wound often heals poorly and the sarcoid frequently recurs. If this option is chosen a wide surgical margin is important
Ligation: This involves applying a tight band around the base of the tumour. While it will work for some horses, there is a high risk of leaving tumour cells behind to grow back and it can be painful for the horse, especially if the sarcoid is in a delicate area
Cryotherapy: The tumour can be frozen to destroy it, but it often requires repeated lengthy treatments and often general anaesthesia for treatment to be carried out safely
Immune therapy: This method involves injecting the horse with substances, such as BCG, to stimulate the immune system to eliminate the tumour. It can work well for sarcoids around the eye, but several treatments are needed, often under heavy sedation. There is a reported risk of reaction to this treatment, so premedication is routinely given to reduce this risk
Topical treatment: This involves special creams. In the UK a heavy metal preparation is widely used from at the University of Liverpool and results show that the creams work well in some cases, particularly the smaller superficial lesions
Radiation therapy: This has been shown to be effective. Unfortunately, the danger of radiation makes the treatment expensive and, again, general anaesthesia is required. Radiation therapy is only available at certain specialised centres because of the technical difficulties involved
Laser removal: A relatively new development, a surgical laser is used to remove the tumour using standing sedation with local anaesthetic or under general anaesthetic