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Mckenzie
Sun, Dec 31, 2023

He has hairless welps on his nose 3 on his back 1 by his Collen and 2 on 2 paws


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The presence of hairless welts on your dog's nose, back, near the collar, and on the paws can be indicative of several conditions. These may include allergic reactions, parasitic infestations, bacterial or fungal infections, or even autoimmune disorders.

Given that your dog is experiencing other issues such as diarrhea and vomiting, and considering the recent onset of skin problems, it's possible that there is an underlying condition that is affecting his overall health. The fact that these symptoms have been ongoing for two weeks is concerning and suggests that the issue is not resolving on its own.

Gently clean the welts with a mild antiseptic solution to prevent infection. Avoid using any harsh chemicals or irritants.
Your dog may try to scratch or lick the welts, which can exacerbate the condition. Consider using an Elizabethan collar (cone) to prevent this behavior.
Ensure your dog has access to fresh water and is eating a balanced diet. If vomiting and diarrhea persist, this can lead to dehydration and further health issues.

And if you notice any of the following, it would be prudent to seek professional help:

- Rapid increase in the number or size of welts
- Signs of infection, such as pus, increased redness, or heat at the site of the welts
- Lethargy or significant changes in behavior

I would recommend taking him to the hospital to determine the exact cause.

If you have any additional questions, please don’t hesitate to come back to us! Thank you.