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Intense itching on snout

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intense itching on snout
Submitted: 2 years ago.
Category: Dog Veterinary
Customer: replied 2 years ago.
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Customer: replied 2 years ago.
2yo Rhodesian ridgeback in excellent health has episodes of intense itching on his snout. He rubs his snout on the rug essentially removing all his whiskers and creating small open sores on his lips and the area surrounding his nose. The nose itself appears uninvolved. Our veterinarian examined scrapings from the skin under a microscope but found no evidence of scabies or mites. On 2 occasions oral prednisone helped relieve the itching but the problem returned 2 to 3 weeks later. What must I do next to address this problem?
Customer: replied 2 years ago.
Expert:  Rebecca replied 2 years ago.
I am sorry to hear you are worried about Beau. I am a veterinarian, and will do my best to help.
How is he doing? I see you have waited until for help from an expert; I just came online and saw your question. Do you still need help with him?
I will not be able to call you; I can't do phone calls for the website, but I can help you in this format if you still need help.