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My dogs stomach is dry and looks dirty but won't wash off. Also black heads and pimp

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My dogs stomach is dry and looks dirty but won't wash off. Also black heads and pimples?
Submitted: 2 years ago.
Category: Dog Veterinary
Expert:  brisadog replied 2 years ago.
Hi, I can help you with your question today.
Expert:  brisadog replied 2 years ago.
From your description, it sounds like she has chronic inflammation of the skin on her abdomen. This can cause increased pigment. The pimples are technically called pustules, and indicate a superficial skin infection.
Expert:  brisadog replied 2 years ago.
I recommend having her evaluated by your local vet. I would start with a physical exam. It sounds like she also needs an oral antibiotic to clear the infection. Do you notice her licking, chewing, or scratching anywhere?