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    Default How to clean gunk out of tail wrinkle

    My boy friend just noticed a that Boadie has a sore red wrinkle right above his tail on his back. Upon inspection I discovered it is really DEEP! I had no idea it was even there. Luckily it is not to infected, just barely scabby and red, and some of the fur has been coming out as I clean. After I cleaned it out real good I noticed some gunk, it was waxy, and it makes the fur mat together. Is this yeast or some thin? I have been clean it with cotton swabs and witch hazel twice a day. I have been wiping it with the witch hazel letting it sit a minute and then drying it the best I can. I am not sure weather I should leave the witch hazel on there to dry by itself or to wipe it off? I have read that the WH is a drying agent and can be left on to dry things up.

    Is there any thing else I should do to help this clear up? I was afraid to put destine on it because I didn't think that would be a good thing sitting in that wrinkle.
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    Could be yeast and bacteria, likely both. You will probably need something a bit stronger.

    I recommend malecetic ultra,(must be the ULTRA) but you will need to order it online (amazon). It works wonders on stuff like this but only use it when needed. Once it's cleared up you can use witch hazel or another medicated wipe like douxo or malecetic.

    Perhaps for now try some hydrogen peroxide, let it dry on its own, followed by gold bond powder. Even women's yeast creme or hydrocortisone, athletes foot powder.

    Depending on what it is will depend on how well each will work.

    Yeast cream, yeast or fungus
    Athletes foot powder, yeast or fungus
    Hydrocortisone, swelling and itching
    Peroxide, bacteria
    Gold bond, not sure really but refreshing on enflamed tissues!
    Malecetic Ultra, yeast, bacteria, swelling and itching all together


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    Default Re: How to clean gunk out of tail wrinkle

    Quote Originally Posted by desertskybulldogs View Post
    Could be yeast and bacteria, likely both. You will probably need something a bit stronger.

    I recommend malecetic ultra,(must be the ULTRA) but you will need to order it online (amazon). It works wonders on stuff like this but only use it when needed. Once it's cleared up you can use witch hazel or another medicated wipe like douxo or malecetic.

    Perhaps for now try some hydrogen peroxide, let it dry on its own, followed by gold bond powder. Even women's yeast creme or hydrocortisone, athletes foot powder.

    Depending on what it is will depend on how well each will work.

    Yeast cream, yeast or fungus
    Athletes foot powder, yeast or fungus
    Hydrocortisone, swelling and itching
    Peroxide, bacteria
    Gold bond, not sure really but refreshing on enflamed tissues!
    Malecetic Ultra, yeast, bacteria, swelling and itching all together


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    Default Re: How to clean gunk out of tail wrinkle

    Thanks @desertskybulldogs for the great info. I ordered the malecetic ultra, I will try using peroxide until it arrives.
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    Default Re: How to clean gunk out of tail wrinkle

    Great info Lisa. I just got the Malectic ULTRA too for Emma. It's good to have on hand when you need it.

    Here's also an article you can read too. Good to see you too!!

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