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Hello and thank you for your question. I am a Veterinary Nurse with over 15 years experience and I have assisted in the care of many pets with this particular medical concern. It would be my pleasure to assist you today. Is it possible for me to obtain some additional information from you about your companion?
1) What issues are you seeing with Rex?2) Is he on any regular meds aside from those for seizures?
There are lots of things we can do at home to help with ear issues. Your success will determine if you need to see your vet again or not. The earlier preventive methods take place, the better. If this is a problem he's had in the past, consider once weekly cleanings to prevent further problems.I would start with an ear flush like this one that should work well against bacterial and yeast buildup: https://www.chewy.com/dog/t8-keto-topical/dp/119258?utm_source=google-product&utm_medium=cpc&utm_campaign=hg&utm_content=T8%20Keto&gclid=CJK5ydrEkc4CFc5efgod5iYG0QAs well, pitbulls are prone to allergies so I would get him started on antihistamines as soon as possible. There is an OTC human antihistamine known as Zyrtec that can be used. It does not appear to have any reactions with the mediations he's already taking. Here is the dosing info: http://cheyennewest.com/antihistamines-for-dogs-cats/ You may need to use this daily for a week or more before seeing the most benefit from it. If prone to ear issues, keeping him on the antihistamine continually at least through summer should help him, as well.
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Checking in, JACustomer. How is Rex doing?
Keep me posted. I hope all goes well.