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My dog has been crashing his belly has some red please what

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My dog has been crashing his belly has some red please what can I put on it
Submitted: 1 year ago.
Category: Dog Veterinary
Expert:  Rebecca replied 1 year ago.
Hello,
I am sorry your are worried about Sparky. I am a veterinarian and will do my best to help.
I assume you mean he is scratching his belly, not "crashing"? If that is the case, you can use a topical ointment containing hydrocortisone like Cortaid or Cortizone 10.
Giving him antihistamines like Benadryl may also help, 1 milligram per pound of body weight, 2 to 3 times daily.
Oatmeal shampoos may also help.
Do not use any ointment containing tea tree oil, it can be toxic to dogs.
Let me know what else I can answer or help with.
Rebecca
Expert:  Rebecca replied 1 year ago.
Hi Bobby,

I'm just following up on our conversation about Sparky. How is everything going?

Rebecca