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It has come and gone over the past 4 years. The what I call yeast on her legs is a dark color and it itches her. The redness appears in her vaginal area. The discoloration areas always appears after we smell stinkiness in her ears. Lucy is 7 years old and doesn't have any hair loss.
Thanks for the information. Whenever I have a dog that has recurring yeast infections, I wonder about her thyroid level. The thyroid is responsible fo maintaining skin health and if the thyroid hormone level is low, dogs become more susceptible to skin infections including yeast infections. If this is what is going on with her, you could bathe her with an anti fungal/antiyeast shampoo like Malaseb. This may make help reduce the yeast. I have my clients bathe 1-2 times a week for 2-3 weeks or until the skin looks normal. The other thing that I have my clients do is have a thyroid hormone level test done. This is a blood test that tells if the thyroid hormone is at the proper level. If it is low there are thyroid hormone supplements that need to be given to get the level where it should be. Discuss this with your vet and hopefully this will help. Good Luck
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