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He has a rash, Macy 10mo mini doxy, 10mo, No 11lbs

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He has a rash
JA: I'm sorry to hear that. What is the dog's name and age?
Customer: Macy 10mo mini doxy
JA: How old is Macy?
Customer: 10mo
JA: Is there anything else important you think the Veterinarian should know about Macy?
Customer: No 11lbs

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Customer: replied 10 months ago.

Can you describe Macy's rash for me? Where is is located? When did you first notice it? Is he licking or scratching at it?

Customer: replied 10 months ago.
It doesn't seem to bother him. It was under the harness on his chest and under arms so I thought it was a reaction to a new thing but he also has it in the inside of his ears
Customer: replied 10 months ago.
Tried to send image but not sure it went

Ok it does sound like an allergic reaction.

You can give him benadryl. If he is 11 pounds you can give him 1/2 of a 25mg benadryl tablet.

The dose can be repeated every 12 hours as needed.

It would also be a good idea to give him a bath in a gentle shampoo. The allergens can get on the skin and then go through the skin to cause an allergic reaction.

Customer: replied 10 months ago.
Customer: replied 10 months ago.
Would it be ok to remove harness and just wait it out after the bath?

Ok I think the rash looks bad enough that he probably needs an antibiotic. It is not an emergency though. You can wait until the regular vet opens in the morning.

Did you read the part about the benadryl? I would do the benadryl too.

And topically you can apply over the counter hydrocortisone cream. It is not toxic if ingested.

Customer: replied 10 months ago.
Thank you very much.

You are welcome : )

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