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I have Triamcinolone Cream own personal use. I have

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I have Triamcinolone Cream for my own personal use. I have a dog who licks her paws till they are red. Can I use my cream on her paws?
Submitted: 2 years ago.
Category: Dog Veterinary
Expert:  Rebecca replied 2 years ago.
Hello,
I am sorry to hear you are worried about Bristol. I am a veterinarian and will do my best to help.
You can use topical triamcinolone, but very sparingly. It is a strong steroid, and can be absorbed systemically.
Tea Tree oil can be toxic in dogs, so good that you stopped it.
Itchy feed often reflect a systemic problem, like allergies. You could try giving antihistamines like Benadryl or Claritin. How much does he weigh? I could tell you a safe dose if you tell me his weight.
There are supplements that help some dogs with itching: fish oil, evening primrose oil, probiotics, nettles, quercetin, anti oxidant vitamins.
Oatmeal bathing can also be helpful.
Let me know what else I can answer.
Rebecca