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I’m trying to identify a spot on my dogs back if I paid $14 they’re going to give me an answer
Submitted: 25 days ago.Category: Dog Veterinary
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Dog Veterinarian: Dr. Michael Salkin, Veterinarian replied 24 days ago
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Dr. Michael Salkin, Veterinarian
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Experience: University of California at Davis graduate veterinarian with 45 years of experience
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Dog Veterinarian: Dr. Michael Salkin, Veterinarian replied 24 days ago

I'm sorry that your question wasn't answered in a timely manner. Regretfully, the photos are too out of focus to assess properly. Can you move your camera farther back from the skin and try again, please?

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Customer reply replied 24 days ago
Sir I can I’ll be home in 15 minutes and retake the picture
Dog Veterinarian: Dr. Michael Salkin, Veterinarian replied 24 days ago

Sounds good. I'll watch for your next post.

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Dog Veterinarian: Dr. Michael Salkin, Veterinarian replied 24 days ago

Thank you. Did you shave away the hair or did it fall out unaided?

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Customer reply replied 24 days ago
It fell out by itself I gave her next guard that’s what the vet told me to give her but they didn’t scrape her they just looked at it
Dog Veterinarian: Dr. Michael Salkin, Veterinarian replied 24 days ago

Thank you. This doesn't look like a mange or flea saliva allergy which NexGuard would address nicely and so I don't mind the use of NexGuard but instead, it looks like a papular eruption typical of a short hair pyoderma - bacterial skin infection which is best treated with an antibiotic in the cephalosporin class such as cephalexin for 3-4 weeks and 1 week past clinical signs plus shampooing twice weekly in a shampoo containing either benzoyl peroxide or chlorhexidine. It should be skin scraped to confirm or deny if the demodectic mange mite underlies the infection. Please respond with further questions or concerns if you wish.

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Customer reply replied 24 days ago
Ok thanks
Dog Veterinarian: Dr. Michael Salkin, Veterinarian replied 24 days ago

You're quite welcome. I can't set a follow-up in this venue so please return to our conversation - even after rating - with an update at your convenience. You can bookmark this page for ease of return.

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Customer reply replied 24 days ago
Where can I get that shampoo
Dog Veterinarian: Dr. Michael Salkin, Veterinarian replied 24 days ago

You can find them over the counter/online where dog supplies are sold. Her vet hospital might have one on their over the counter shelf as well.

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Dog Veterinarian: Dr. Michael Salkin, Veterinarian replied 22 days ago
Hi,

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

Dr. Michael Salkin
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