He’s been shaking head a lot. And he has a yellowish clear fluid coming from his ear. I believe it’s an ear infection.

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Customer: He’s been shaking head a lot. And he has a yellowish clear fluid coming from his ear. I believe it’s an ear infection.
JA: I'll do all I can to help. Have you spoken to a vet about the ear infection yet? How long has this been going on with the dog?
Customer: He is a 10yr old, 90lbs pitbull.
JA: What's the dog's name?
Customer: Bently
JA: Is there anything else the Vet should know?
Customer: He had a 9.5lb tumor removed from his chest 9 months ago. We’ve been told he is allergic to poultry. We feed him poultry free, gluten and grain free food.
Answered by Dr. Laurel in 1 hour 2 years ago
Dr. Laurel
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Hi there this is Dr Laurel one of the veterinarians with Just Answer. I will do what I can to assist you with your dog, Bently.From your description it would indeed appear that he has an ear infection. He will require ear antibiotics to treat his ear. If you are unable to get him to the vet for treatment immediately, there is a product online known as Zymox ear drops and cleanser. You can administer the drops once daily to the ear
after cleaning. If there's no improvement seen please take him to the vet for further assistance
Where can i find Zymox to purchase? Do i need a prescription?
I notice you feed a grain free diet. Please note that these diets are not safe and have been associated with heart failure in dogs.
You can continue to feed poultry and gluten free.You can purchase Zymox online or at a Petstore. You don't need a prescription
I have heard that about grain free food but i wasn't sure with all of his other allergies. Thank you for your help. Can i just continue to text this number if i need more help in the future?
Do you recommend the Zymox with hydrocortisone?
I would recommend the Zymox with hydrocortisone.You can certainly reach out to us on the website with any further questions or concerns
Is there a particular brand you can recommend. Or any specifics i should look for? I just looked it up and there are many options.
Sorry do you mean brand of food?
No, I'm sorry i meant there are different brands of the Zymox.
So the Zymox ear drops with 0.3,% hydrocortisone and Zymox ear cleanser are the two products I would recommend. You would use the ear cleanser to remove the discharge, then apply the drops after cleaning.
Ok perfect! Thank you!
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