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my boxer dog of nine months has come up with lumps all over

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my boxer dog of nine months has come up with lumps all over his body, rash like .Only happened today some are sore to touch as this is how i descovered them when i looked closer at least 50 found through raised fur
Welcome and thanks for asking your question, I am sorry to learn Frank is having skin problems. My name isXXXXX am a licensed veterinarian. I am happy to answer your question today. First I need to ask you a few questions to be well informed and give you the best advice.

1- Are the lumps like mosquito bites (welts) or is the skin scabby?
2- Is he itchy?
3- How much does he weigh?

There may be a slight delay between your follow ups and my replies as I type out a thorough reply for you.
Customer: replied 3 years ago.

not scabby just lumps


he is very itchy


weighs about 35 kilo

Paul, the lumps you are seeing on Frank is called "urticaria." This is a skin reaction secondary to an allergic reaction either to something Frank ate or came into contact. This is what you can do:

1- Start him on Benadryl (diphenhydramine) 25mg 1.5 (one & half) tablet every 8 hours for the next 5 days. You can buy benadryl over the counter in any human pharmacy.
2- If the lumps are not better by tomorrow have him examined by family veterinarian he may need additional medications.
3- If you notice difficulty breathing or vomiting have him checked today by ER veterinarian. Otherwise, continue on Benadryl as described above.

My goal is to provide you with excellent service – if you feel you have gotten anything less, please reply back. I am happy to address follow-up questions. Thank you for your business and I hope to work with you again soon!

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Hi Paul,

I'm just following up on our conversation about Frank. How is everything going?

Dr. Peter
Customer: replied 3 years ago.


had to take him to our local vets turns out he had ate a toad they gave him a steroid shot and he was back to normal after 24 hours thanku for your help although chemist would not sell me benadryl when i told him it was for my dog

A toad would do that, I am glad he is doing better.

Dr. Peter

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