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Jo Beasley
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Username: Beasley

Post Number: 44
Registered: 8-2002
Posted on Sunday, May 22, 2005 - 9:05 pm:   Edit PostPrint Post

I have read the article and some posts concerning wind puffs but remain in the dark about: 1. Do they ever go away? and, 2. Should a leg with wind puffs be wrapped when that horse is worked or does it matter? I realize they are mostly cosmetic, but I'm not sure of the different causes. Any help?
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Robert N. Oglesby DVM
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Username: Dro

Post Number: 12913
Registered: 1-1997
Posted on Monday, May 23, 2005 - 7:06 am:   Edit PostPrint Post

Taking the questions in order:
1) usually
2) if it is worsening they should be wrapped

We are currently heavily editing and adding articles on swellings including windpuffs Jo. It should be up this week which should answer your questions on causes.
DrO
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