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If you do not see any lumps or lesions in the area that is itchy, then this is most likely some form of allergy. Give Itto Benadryl at 1 mg per pound every 12 hrs to see if this will stop the itch. If it does not, have your vet check sweet Itto too see if there may be a matabolic issue such as Hypothyroid. I always worry at this age that something more serious may be going on.Does that make sense to you?
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Good, Len...try this treatment for Itto and in most cases, it will be effective. Good Luck, Len!