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Our 2 and a half year old French buldog ( with spots) has

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Our 2 and a half year old French buldog ( white with brown spots) has new black spots on her skin - on her belly, limbs, back. No other symptom- no scaling, no itchiness, flat with normal hair (no hair loss). Otherwise eating well and playful. She us on steroids (1 mg/day) and chemo (once every 7 weeks) for autoimmune encephalitis ( 1 1/2 years ago, being weaned off gradually - with everything off next month.
Is this part of normal pigmentation changes with maturity or something we should worry about?
Submitted: 4 months ago.
Category: Dog
Expert:  Dr. Bruce replied 4 months ago.

Hi. Welcome to Just Answer. My name is***** Thank you for your question about Daisy. I'm glad to hear that things are going well with her treatment for her autoimmune encephalitis. That is great that she's been progressively weaned off her medications. That is good that she's not had any scaling, itchiness, or hair loss in these ares where these black spots are appearing. Any chance you can take a picture of a few and post it? A lot of times, the skin can start to have pigmentary changes that are normal and not associated with a problem.

Customer: replied 4 months ago.
Not home right now but will attach a picture as soon as I get home
Expert:  Dr. Bruce replied 4 months ago.

That will work. I'm going to be on and off here all day. I'm curious to see what it looks like!

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