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He keeps biting his...

He keeps biting his butt. It's not a tick. He has a raw spot near the anus like a bullseye. What could this be and how should we treat?

Veterinarian's Assistant: I'm sorry to hear that. Strange behavior is often perplexing. I'm sure the Veterinarian can help you. What is the dog's name and age?

He's 4. We have neo-sporting, peroxide, gold bond cream, and Zamora --- but which would be better?

Veterinarian's Assistant: What is the dog's name?

Vito.

Veterinarian's Assistant: Is there anything else important you think the Veterinarian should know about Vito?

He just had a full physical w/good work a month ago and is very healthy.

Submitted: 10 months ago.Category: Dog Veterinary
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Dog Veterinarian: Dr. Michael Salkin, Veterinarian replied 10 months ago
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Dog Veterinarian: Dr. Michael Salkin, Veterinarian replied 10 months ago

Can you upload a photo(s) of this spot to our conversation? You can upload photos by using the paperclip or add file icon in the toolbar above your message box (if you can see those icons on your particular device) or you can use an external app such as dropbox.com/

I can be more accurate for you if I can see what you're seeing.

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Dog Veterinarian: Dr. Michael Salkin, Veterinarian replied 10 months ago

Thank you. Give me a moment to take a look, please...

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Dog Veterinarian: Dr. Michael Salkin, Veterinarian replied 10 months ago

Regretfully, the pic is too out of focus for me to assess properly. Can you try again, please?

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Customer reply replied 10 months ago
Should I wait on this screen?
Dog Veterinarian: Dr. Michael Salkin, Veterinarian replied 10 months ago

Did you see my post timestamped 9:13 AM (my time)? I posted: "Regretfully, the pic is too out of focus for me to assess properly. Can you try again, please?"

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Dog Veterinarian: Dr. Michael Salkin, Veterinarian replied 10 months ago

I'm sorry but I can't see this area well enough to be helpful. At this point, I'll opt out and give another expert the opportunity to take a look at these photos. If you prefer, you can have contact customer service close your request: ww2.justanswer.com/contact-us, ww2.justanswer.com/help/how-can-i-request-refund-0 or 1-***-***-**** for help in that regard. There's no need to leave a rating.

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