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Dr. Loretta, Dog Veterinarian
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She's allergic to beef and she claws her ears bloody and

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She's allergic to beef and she claws her ears bloody and breaks out in hives what medications can I give her , she's a 105 lb pit bull at 10 yrs old
JA: I'm sorry to hear that. What is the dog's name?
Customer: MaggieMae
JA: Is there anything else important you think the veterinarian should know about MaggieMae?
Customer: No that about does it
Submitted: 6 months ago.
Category: Dog Veterinary
Expert:  Dr. Loretta replied 6 months ago.

Welcome to Justanswer. I am Dr. Loretta, a licensed veterinarian, and would like to assist you. I will respond quickly after reviewing your question.

Expert:  Dr. Loretta replied 6 months ago.

Good Morning and welcome! I am Dr. Loretta, a licensed veterinarian and I am happy to answer your question.

The best thing to do for your sweet MaggieMae is to give her Benadryl at 1 mg per pound of her weight every 12 hrs. This is an anti histamine available over the counter at the pharmacy that will decrease the hives and take away the itch. Sometimes, if the allergic reaction is severe, MaggieMae may require a steroid injection from your vet but in most cases, this will be enough to stop this process, especially the hives and itching.

Does that make sense to you?

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