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Just need to know what I can use on my dogs skin to help

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heal where he has been...
just need to know what I can use on my dogs skin to help heal where he has been scratching
JA: I'm sorry to hear that. Using the wrong medication for fleas can be dangerous. You should definitely talk to the Veterinarian. What is the dog's name and age?
Customer: Diesel and he is 9. He is a boxer
JA: Is there anything else important you think the Veterinarian should know about Diesel?
Customer: He gets an allergy shot every few months
Submitted: 3 months ago.Category: Dog Veterinary
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Dog Veterinarian: Dr. Deb, Dog Veterinarian replied 3 months ago
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Hello, I'm Dr. Deb and will do my best to help with this concern about Diesel.

I have several suggestions which may be of benefit in this situation:

1. Vetericyn Spray can be an effective product for just about any skin issue. It doesn't contain alcohol so it doesn't burn or sting when applied. It's perfectly safe if ingested and has no systemic side effects.

2. Gentocin Topical Spray is also a good choice since it contains both antibiotics and steroids which can help to provide topical relief. The amount of steroid is fairly low which means that very little should be absorbed systemically. http://www.peteducation.com/article.cfm?c=26+1303&aid=3256

I'd suggest treating 2-3 times a day.

Both of these products should be available without a prescription and may be found at local pet/grain stores or can be purchased online.

I hope this helps, Deb

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Dog Veterinarian: Dr. Deb, Dog Veterinarian replied 3 months ago
Hi,
I'm just following up on our conversation about your pet. How is everything going?
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Dog Veterinarian: Dr. Deb, Dog Veterinarian replied 3 months ago

Hello again,

I'm just following up on Diesel. How are things going with his skin? Deb

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