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Can you share pictures of the mange?Has he been diagnosed before? If so, what type of mange did he have?
I can assist you, but I need more information. There is more than one type of mange and the treatment is not the same depending on which he has. Additionally, if he does not have mange but has similar symptoms the treatment may not work so it's important that we be certain of what is going on. Some dogs enter a state of chronic mange and others will pick up mange as puppies or adults. Mange, such as sarcoptic, can be transmitted to people, as well.
Is the attachment function not working for you? If not, You can also use websites like tinypic.com and youtube.com to upload pictures and video respectively. Once this is done, a set of links will appear. You can then post the link back and I can access them.Sarcoptic mange tends to be easier to treat in comparison to demodex.Topical products like Revolution and advantage multi work quite well against Sarcoptes.Revolution: http://www.1800petmeds.com/Revolution-prod10265.html?Ntt=revolutionAdvantage multi: http://www.1800petmeds.com/Advantage+Multi-prod10945.htmlYou can also use dips like lime sulfur once weekly until symptoms resolve: https://www.amazon.com/Vet-Basics-Lime-Sulfur-16oz/dp/B00550UIZC