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This may be a form of allergic reaction to the flea medication or it may be that Forest Hill is irritated by the flea bites even if they are not present. Check inside his ears to see if something may be present....if this looks clear, then give him 5 mg of Benadryl every 12 hrs for a day or so. If this is an allergic reaction, this will resolve with this medication...it may make Forest Hlill drowsy so be aware. If you suspect the flea medication, the vet at Petsmart is obligated to check Forest Hill to be sure so that is an option also.
If he has something in his ear seen by only one ear twitching, you can put a few drops of Swimmers Ear inside his ear,then massage it down to soothe this area. This can be purchased over the counter at the pharmacy as well as the Benadryl in the liquid pediatric form. Each teaspoon contains 12.5 mg so you would give Forest Hill 1/4 teaspoon every 12 hrs.Does that make sense to you?
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You are very welcome! These small guys are so sensitive that they will react when others have no problem...hope Forest Hill feels better soon!