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Mites in both ears -I am trying all kinds of concussions but…

Mites in both ears...

Mites in both ears -I am trying all kinds of concussions but they are multiplying .He is a big Rott and not easy to clean his ears-what med.would be effective,thanks

Veterinarian's Assistant: I'll do all I can to help. There are all sorts of infestations the dog can pick up. I'll have you talk to the Veterinarian who'll sort out what is wrong and help you decide what to do about it. What is the dog's name and age?

I know what it is -Dog Ear Mites-i do not know if there is any med.that is effective to get rid of it .

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

No -sweet and healthy-has this mights since we got him at 8 w and now he is 2 y old.

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Hello, JACustomer. I have been a Veterinary Nurse for over 15 years and would be happy to help you today. I'm reviewing your question right now.

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I am very sorry to see that you have not received a response to your initial question before now. I just came online and found that your question had not been addressed. How is your companion at this time? Will you share a few pictures of what you're seeing in the ear canals? Can you describe what symptoms you're seeing?

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I am a human doctor and I asked a strait question - I had seen Vet , Reaserch the natural , I am cleaning dog’s ears - is there medication that will eliminate ear mites ?

The reason I have asked for you to share pictures is so that I can see what you are seeing to determine if there are any additional steps that need to be taken here. It's not uncommon for dogs to develop ear infections along side mites. As is also the case in human medicine, is it possible to treat a problem that exists and still have other symptoms remain if the full condition is not considered. So, to answer your question, yes. Mites are typically easily eliminated from the ears of dogs, though this is seldom a concern for adult dogs who aren't around other animals that have ear mites. Check and consider medicating other animals in the environment, especially cats, who might be transmitting the ear mites. In your situation, I would do the following:

Treat using a miticide medication like this: https://www.1800petmeds.com/Otomite+Plus-prod11309.html and then use a preventive medication, as well, such as https://www.1800petmeds.com/Revolution-prod10265.html. Resolution of symptoms typically occurs within a few days. If the symptoms persist, you may well (as mentioned above) have treated one aspect of a more complex problem. I would then arrange a vet visit to have an ear cytology performed and check the ears with an otoscope to rule out the potential of foreign material in the inner ear canal.

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