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How do I help my dog who has caused baldness on her backside above tail. Also she has redness.

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May 26, 2016 at 9:07 PM

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Dear Wendy,

DERMA-IONX is helpful for many skin conditions. It is an oral homeopathic product which stimulates the enzyme systems in the body that aid the skin and helps with assimilation of nutritional components in diet and supplements. What sets it apart from most homeopathics is that it is in an oligotherapeutic mineral base which has had a charge added to it.

Initially I would give a half dose of DERMA-IONX on the breakfast and supper food. After there are signs of improvement you can give a whole dose once a day. I would also give Probiotics to aid digestion. OMEGA 3,6,9 is also helpful in soothing irritated skin and improves coat quality. The water you give should be filtered if it contains chlorine.

Diet can also influence the skin. Sometimes the flavor even makes a difference. I would choose a grain free fish or turkey food since these are considered to be cooling for irritated skin according to Chinese food therapy. Beef is neutral. Chicken, lamb, and venison are warming. If your dog is allergic to a protein do not use it even it has the correct thermal property.

Also use a flea comb to check for flea debris in the coat. Even one flea bite can start the allergy reaction. If you see any evidence of fleas you will need to get rid of them.

Please keep us updated so we can help guide you.

Best regards,

Dr. Char www.vetionx.com

Dr. Char Wilson, DVM Health Coach answered
May 27, 2016 at 9:22 AM
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