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Q. Mu boxer has a wrinkle at the corner of her mouth that a little red and split what should I put on it?

Answered By
LINDSEY EDWARDS MVB, BSC, IVCA

A. This sounds like a lip fold dermatitis, there are dental antiseptic pastes which can be applied but most topical treatments are poorly adhesive and wash off too quickly. If this does not improve over 5-7days she may require a full check up to rule out underlying causes such as dental disease or muscle weakness related to thyroid disease; she may require prescription medications or a surgical procedure if not resolving


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