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My name is ***** ***** and i think my 11 year old maltese

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hi, my name is ***** ***** and i think my 11 year old maltese has an ear infection
JA: Thanks. Can you give me any more details about your issue?
Customer: she yelps when i go near her head, and upon inspection it looks like her ear canal is red, inflamed, and stinks
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Submitted: 9 months ago.
Category: Dog Veterinary
Expert:  Dr. Peter replied 9 months ago.

Welcome and thanks for asking your question. My name is***** am a licensed veterinarian. I am not set up to make a live call. But, I am happy to answer your question on this thread.

Friend, what you are describing is consistent with an ear infection as you have suspected. Your dog is going to need topical medications from your family veterinarian. In the meantime you can mix in a cup 1/3 white vinegar and 3/4 of warm water; use this solution to clean the ear with cotton 2 times a day.

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