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He is three. He’s been getting little lumpy patches on his…

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He is three. He’s...

He is three. He’s been getting little lumpy patches on his skin. Some on his are like pink boils/abscesses. On his face and around his eyes. He is a blue Shar Pei.

Veterinarian's Assistant: I'll do all I can to help. What is the dog's name?

Max

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

Yes, he ‘s pacing and throwing his head around and up like he sees a bug flying around him.

Submitted: 1 month ago.Category: Dog Veterinary
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Dog Veterinarian: Dr. Schmidt, Dog Veterinarian replied 1 month ago
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Hello, this is Dr. Schmidt. Thank you for using JustAnswer. Do you happen to have a picture of the areas of skin so I can get a better idea of what is going on?

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Customer reply replied 1 month ago
One or two.
Dog Veterinarian: Dr. Schmidt, Dog Veterinarian replied 1 month ago

You can send as many as you have if you want!

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Customer reply replied 1 month ago
What email do I send to?
Dog Veterinarian: Dr. Schmidt, Dog Veterinarian replied 1 month ago

You can either upload them to this program using the paperclip icon, or you can email me at***@******.***.

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Customer reply replied 1 month ago
Ok, I sent a few pictures of his face.
Customer reply replied 1 month ago
To your gmail.
Dog Veterinarian: Dr. Schmidt, Dog Veterinarian replied 1 month ago

Thank you, ***** ***** the pictures. This looks like a skin infection around the eye. Typically in a Shar Pei it is a staph infection. I would recommend starting him on some Benadryl (1mg/lb) every 12 hours to help with the inflammation. He is going to need to go to the vet for some oral antibiotics to get this completely cleared up however.

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Dog Veterinarian: Dr. Schmidt, Dog Veterinarian replied 1 month ago
Hi,

I'm just following up on our conversation about your pet. How is everything going?

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