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My dog seems to have a really itchy nose. He frequently rubs

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My dog seems to have a really itchy nose. He frequently rubs his nose on the couch or carpet to get relief. Any ideas?
Submitted: 4 years ago.
Category: Dog
Expert:  CriticalCareVet replied 4 years ago.
Welcome to JustAnswer! I am a licensed veterinarian and would be glad to help!

1) What breed is your dog?

2) Is there any discharge from the nose?

3) Coughing or sneezing?

Customer: replied 4 years ago.
My dog is a mixed breed, and neither the vet nor the groomer has been able to nail down what he is. The best guess is a XXXXX XXXXX with some other type of terrier. He is 17 lbs.

No discharge from the nose.

No coughing. Occasional sneezes. Usually sneezes after rubbing his nose in the carpet or couch.
Expert:  CriticalCareVet replied 4 years ago.
We can certainly see similar signs with a rhinitis or sinusitis (LINK HERE).

Often in these cases we consider treatments such as steroids (Prednisone - LINK HERE) or antihistamines such as Benadryl (LINK HERE).

More serious signs would be a concern if there was nasal discharge (white, yellow, or green more specifically)
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