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    I am still making progress on Mabel's belly! It is slowly returning to pink, healthy skin from black horribly infected skin. Here are some photos that show the progression. I am always so pleasantly surprised when I turn her over and see more freckles!
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    Oh my goodness poor baby so glad it is getting better.

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    Chris, fantastic job! Mabel is a lucky girl [replacer_img]


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    Wow what a change! Did the vets ever figure out what it is? You're such a great mamma!


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    Fantastic -that is a great progress indeed xx
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    Wow, that's clearly a change from one picture to the next What causes it?
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    It is looking good! She is lucky to have you to take good care! Nice PINK skin!
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    Chris, what exactly is that? Is it a form of yeast? My boxer gets like that sometimes…
    Great progress though… Mabel is such a sweetheart!!!

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    Well done, she's definitely getting better. You're a good mom.

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    That looks kinda like what Sheldon has on his tummy I have been washing it with Hibiclens and putting Ketaconazole on it and powder over the top of that it looked pretty good last night but he will get another treatment tonight.

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    What a nurse!


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    The vet said it was (is) a fungal infection. Her skin felt like rough leather and had a greasy feel. It was disgusting. . I never got a photo when we first got her. Even the worst of the photos was after much improvement. We started with ketaconazole (oral) and weekly medicated baths. She HATED standing in the tub for the 10 minute soak. Then we started using Malaket wipes every evening because of the recommendations of others on EBN. I knew we were making progress when the skin became smooth, but got excited when the wipes started turning black when I cleaned the area. Then we started seeing freckles. The final step in cleaning has been Gold Bond medicated powder. I swear by the stuff! We're down to treating once or twice weekly and are still seeing improvement. She lies very still and really is a good sport about it all. Of course, the cookie she gets when we're done doesn't hurt! The vet and his tech said it probably would never turn back to its normal color. I guess we have shown them!




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