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Could be canker if the swelling is a lump. Really need pictures to see what you mean.
 

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Pls go to the attachment icon right on top of where you're typing. You can upload pics right from your device.
If you still can't do it, go to postimg.org. Upload pic there and copy paste the direct link to the photo here.
On top of the page there's a link FAQ. It will guide you on how things work around here on PT:) pics are eagerly awaited
 

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Pic isn't clear...showing very less feather growth at 2 weeks?

Oh sorry, checked after it downloaded completely and it is clear,Earlier it showed blurred. Sorry
 

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Looks like could be a ruptured air sac. More pics from different angles please?
Has the baby fallen from his nest by chance?
 

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There is no doubt in my mind, what so ever, that is a ruptured air sac.
 

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He either needs to get to a vet, or you need to let the air out. Otherwise he will eventually not be able to breath. Eventually it will heal, but for now, the air needs to be let out.
 

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AIR SACS BURST
If you see a bubble somewhere on the birds' body, usually under the wings or high up under the legs (can be rarely seen in the crop area pushing the head back), it is a burst air sac just under the skin.
1. Use a sterile needle tip -safety pins right out of the pkg, work fine to poke a hole in the bubble. Go in and out to make 2 holes, then squeeze the air out. Do this as often as possible throughout the day, as it will usually fill right back up again with air as the bird breathes. Eventually (one bulbul took 6 days, but it s usually less) the sac will heal and no more bubbles.
2. Put the bird on baytril as precaution against infection. Discontinue after 5-7 days if air sac has healed.

This is not uncommon in baby birds when they fall out of the nest. I have never seen it in an adult bird.
http://www.wildbirdrehabhaven.org/Information/faq.html
 

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You know goldwinger...you really need to post the pictures in this thread so others can offer an opinion. There are years of experience here.
 
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