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Older dog has an open sore on end of his snout and has had

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Older dog has an open sore on end of his snout and has had for years. Nothing we do seems to help. Vet said it was lupus from a rabies shot. Need help.
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Submitted: 7 months ago.
Category: Dog Veterinary
Expert:  Rebecca replied 7 months ago.
Hello, I am sorry to hear you are worried about your dog's nose. My name is Rebecca. I am a veterinarian and will do my best to help. If this is lupus, then using doxycycline or minocycline (prescription pills) or tacrolimus ointment (also a prescription) should help. The treatment is for life; if either of these help, you have to keep up the treatment or the lesions come back. Only a veterinarian who has seen and examined him can get you prescription medication. Let me know what other questions you have, and if this was helpful.
Expert:  Rebecca replied 7 months ago.
I hope you were able to see what I wrote! Let me know if this was helpful and if I can answer any more of your questions.
Expert:  Rebecca replied 7 months ago.
Hi,

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

Rebecca