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kim
Thu, Jun 6, 2024
Skin
Excessive itching
Redness

She had ear infection after a trip to groomer; then had eye infection then those spots started to appear. She has been to the vet multiple times with various testing and different treatment and she is not getting better


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Dr. Thompson
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I'm really sorry to hear that your Siberian Husky is experiencing such discomfort. It sounds like she's been through a lot, and I can understand how concerning this must be for you. Given her symptoms of excessive itching, redness, and infections in her ears and eyes, she might be dealing with a complex skin condition. This could be due to allergies, infections (whether bacterial, fungal, or parasitic), or even an autoimmune issue.

Since she has already had multiple vet visits with various tests and treatments without much improvement, there are a few additional steps you might consider:

Firstly, consulting a specialist, such as a veterinary dermatologist, could provide more targeted insights and treatments. They have the expertise to perform advanced diagnostics like skin biopsies or allergy testing, which might pinpoint the underlying issue more accurately.

Secondly, think about any recent changes in her environment or diet that could be contributing to her condition. Food allergies or environmental allergens like pollen, dust mites, or even grooming products can sometimes cause severe reactions.

Additionally, using a medicated shampoo prescribed by your vet can help soothe her skin and reduce itching and inflammation. Make sure to follow the vet’s instructions on how often to bathe her.

It's also important to continue using the prescribed medications like Trobmycine, Terramycine, and the ear solution as directed by your vet. Keeping her ears clean and dry is crucial to prevent further infections.

To help with the itching, you might consider using an e-collar to prevent her from scratching and causing more damage to her skin. Keeping her nails trimmed can also reduce the risk of skin trauma from scratching.

Lastly, keeping a detailed log of her symptoms, any changes, and her responses to treatments can be very helpful for your vet in adjusting her treatment plan.

Given the severity and persistence of her symptoms, it's crucial to continue working closely with your veterinarian. If her condition worsens or new symptoms appear, seek immediate veterinary attention.

If you have any further questions, please don't hesitate to ask. Thank you.