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My dogs ear pads are very swollen - both of them. I gave him

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My dogs ear pads are very swollen - both of them. I gave him a Benadryl
Submitted: 11 months ago.
Category: Dog Veterinary
Expert:  Rebecca replied 11 months ago.


I am sorry to hear you are worried about Duke's ears. My name is Rebecca. I am a veterinarian and will do my best to help.

How much does he weigh? The dose of Benadryl is 25 mg per 25 pounds of body weight, so if he is 25 pounds, one Benadryl would be the dose, and that can be repeated every few hours as needed. When an allergic reaction is severe enough to cause this kind of swelling, sometimes stronger medication such as steroids are needed.

How is he doing now? I just came online and saw your question; I am sorry you did not get help from an expert until now.

Expert:  Rebecca replied 11 months ago.

How is Duke today? I did not not hear back from you; I hope you saw my response.

Expert:  Rebecca replied 11 months ago.
Hi Linda,
I'm just following up on our conversation about Duke. How is everything going?
Customer: replied 11 months ago.