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This breed can be prone to these problems due to the folds of skin especially in his private parts. The best treatment for this is a daily wash with Betadine or 70% alcohol in these areas that are affected . This will dry out these areas so the bacteria cannot grow and is available at the pharmacy over the counter. I often treat these with long term cephalexin since these are staph infections that can be constant in the folds. I believe that your vet is doing all the treatments correct but they muct be long term or they wil recur as you have probably seen.
I have also had good results with these types of lesions using Gentocin Spray which contains an anti bacterial as well as a steroid. This is sprayed on these areas every 12 hrs and also dries out these areas so the bacteria cannot grow. Check with your vet about this very effective product.
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