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I'm not sure you can, I've been trying to fix my dog from a severe staph infecti

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I'm not sure you can, I've been trying to fix my dog from a severe staph infection and e coli infection in his paws, I've tried everything, nothing works, our vet is recommending we put him down.. he's also not eating now, and has lost a lot of weight.
Submitted: 2 years ago.
Category: Dog Veterinary
Expert:  Dr. Emily replied 2 years ago.
My name is***** The doctor this was originally for is not currently available. I am sorry to hear about the paw condition of your dog. How long has this been going on?
Customer: replied 2 years ago.
About 9 months
Expert:  Dr. Emily replied 2 years ago.
Did any of the above treatments you listed help at all?
Customer: replied 2 years ago.
Clindamycin was working but it started to effect his kidneys, so we had to have his kidneys flushed and stop the medication
Expert:  Dr. Emily replied 2 years ago.
Ok. Are you seeing a general practice veterinarian or a dermatology specialist?
Customer: replied 2 years ago.
We are seeing both. Also went to cornell university to a specialist with no luck
Expert:  Dr. Emily replied 2 years ago.
Ok. I'm afraid I'm not going to be able to provide anything new if a specialist is unable to figure anything out. There are no dermatology specialists on here. I presume they did cultures and took biopsy samples to rule out any conditions that would prevent healing, such as a resistant infection or an auto immune disorder?