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My dog was treated for hot spot on neck. taking Keflex and…

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My dog was treated for hot spot on neck. taking Keflex and apoquel. very dry scab. Would it be a good idea to also put bacitracin on wound?

Veterinarian's Assistant: I'm sorry to hear that. Is your dog bleeding a lot?

As long as he doesn't scratch it. But it has a large crust on it and it located on the fold near the back of his neck. (English bulldog)

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

Sunny age 10

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

Sunny

Veterinarian's Assistant: Is there anything else the Veterinarian should be aware of about Sunny?

He's on blood pressure medicine. High blood pressure. That's it.

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Hello, this is Dr. Linda. I hope I can help with your question today.

You can definitely put some bacitracin on the area. You can also use a little cortisone cream, too. Mix a little of each together & apply this twice a day. It should soften the scab & reduce inflammation. Continue this until the scab falls off & the skin no longer looks very red.

I hope this helps. Please let me know if you have any further questions or concerns.

Thank you.

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