Russian tort ear abscess or scute injury?

kasva.118

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Hi! This is Torti! I got her a few months ago :) I just noticed this large ball on her neck and I’ve washed it to keep it clean but is this something that could go away or is it an abscess that needs draining?
She loves to dig and shes been digging more than usual, and I did notice when she digs, her little leg scutes rub that area.
She’s eating very well, is very active and feisty as always! I just want to make sure it’s nothing serious
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Yvonne G

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Seems to be a little too low to be an ear abscess.
 

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Does it feel firm, soft, or fluid filled? (assuming she'll let you touch it without retracting her head! :rolleyes:)
 

kasva.118

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Does it feel firm, soft, or fluid filled? (assuming she'll let you touch it without retracting her head! :rolleyes:)
She fortunately lets me touch it!😂 it seems soft and it’s smaller than it was two days ago now, but i also noticed a much smaller little scab on the exact spot, on the other side of her neck! I also noticed she stopped digging around as much so I’m thinking now it could be her shell cutting her neck :/
 
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