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PostSubject: Skin/Muzzle issues-Help!   Skin/Muzzle issues-Help! EmptyWed Jan 25, 2017 11:28 am

My pup developed these red areas with little bumps around her muzzle. They aren't causing her to scratch or anything, and she lets us touch the area.

We took her to the vet, and she said it was a bacterial infection and prescribed antibiotics. But it's been 2 weeks, and if anything, it's worse.

Any ideas what this could be? We're going back to the vet today, but if we don't have a solution, I'll look for another vet and get a second opinion.


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PostSubject: Re: Skin/Muzzle issues-Help!   Skin/Muzzle issues-Help! EmptyWed Jan 25, 2017 11:46 am

My girl gets this sometimes, but mostly around her lower lip. Her skin gets kinda scabby at first and then sluffs off to just looking irritated. I haven't ever taken her in to see what it is. I always just put neosporin or coconut oil on it. After a week or two the redness and scabs would go away, then it just takes her a little time for the fur to fill back in. I think she gets it more from mouthing at my other dog. It seems like I see it crop up on her more after I have put topical tick stuff on my male. It could be a breakout coming from something that might have been on another dog she plays with.

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PostSubject: Re: Skin/Muzzle issues-Help!   Skin/Muzzle issues-Help! EmptyWed Jan 25, 2017 12:44 pm

Could be allergies. Could also be zinc deficiency. If the antibiotics don't help, you may have to ask for a skin biopsy and have them test for zinc levels.

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