My dog, a Golden Retriever, has what it seems to be a bad case of yeast infection in both ears (not the first time). I have read that I should change his food etc. but first I need to clear his infection. I have been to the vet several times about this in the past and paid expensive medicines that seems to work just for short period of time. A co-worker suggested to use over-the-counter medicine to treat vaginal yeast infection. Does anyone has any experiense/comment/thought about this?
My husky developed some kind of rash on her ears too. They looked like flaky spots and would turn red and bleed a little if you scratched them.
I figure that it was some kind of fungus eating the skin.
I sprayed Tinactin (for athlete’s foot) on the ears (On the affected area only, NOT inside the ear-canal).
I cured it on one application. Her ears are very healthy now.
My dog’s ears are a little hairy on the inside and that helped to keep the Tinactin solution on the spots.
What DaveSFV says on the previous answer makes sense if you give your dog some kind of internal medication for humans, something that the dog has to ingest, but in this case you are using a cream or liquid that has the same ingredients as many dog’s medication. You can go to the store and compare ingredients on both medications. It is the same fungus that eat human and animal skin.
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