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Hi our 8 year old pit has non stop severe yeast in his ears he screams in pain shaking his head and they bleed can i give him oxycodone for the pain? We have tried benadryl, tramadol,gabapentin, fish mox etc i need help
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Hello and thank you for using this site to help you. I am sorry your question was not picked up sooner.

The best thing to do is deal with the yeast infection. Giving your dog a medication not prescribed for him , especially at his age could cause a reaction that will send you to an expensive ER Vet.

You did not mention the last time you had your vet take a look at him but I would suggest you do this to make sure it is only a yeast infection and not a ruptured ear drum from shaking the head.

Until you can get to your Vet I would suggest a product that clears up yeast and bacterial infections called Zymox. This can be found on Amazon and Chewy.com. Chewy will get it to you faster than amazon will.

For pain , as long as he is not on other medication you can give plain aspirin and I will direct you to a link that goes over precautions and dosing for his size.

Aspirin Do not use Tylenol/acetimenofen or Ibuprofen products

http://www.petplace.com/article/drug-library/library/over-the-counter/acetylsalicylic-acid-aspirin

Zymox https://www.chewy.com/zymox-ear-solution-5-hydrocortisone/dp/125735

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