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Hi, I am Dr. Peter and would like to help. Need additional information.
1- Where is the abscess?
2- Did you take a rectal temperature? (thermometer are the same)
This abscess is probably as a result of a tooth root abscess. She is a young dog to have a tooth root abscess, but, it can be a foreign body as well. It is great that it is draining as this could cause sepsis (blood infection); continue to drain and flush with water. She needs to be examined by a vet, if not evident on physical exam the vet may need to take xrays to rule out tooth root abscess. Will need oral antibiotics for the infection.
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That definately changes things; this is why I said to myself: "Wow young for a tooth root abscess, but could be a foreign body." So, yes the infection is as a result of the bite wounds. Not a big deal, need to pick up an antibacterial shampoo or a shampoo that has the ingredient: "Chlorehexidine." Dilute with water and flush the wounds with this mixture 3 times a day; allow to heal from the inside out; don't let it scab in.
What is the antibiotic you have and I will tell you if you can use it; What is the miligrams and how much does she weigh?
That is good; give her half twice a day for 10 days. And make certain to flush and clean wound as above.