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A variety of medications are available to treat this medical condition, but some strains are resistant to medications. In some cases, standard antibiotics are not effective at curing this condition and a different course will need to be prescribed.
It is important to dispose of any potentially infected materials or contaminated objects. Also, external (topical) cleansing of the wound(s) and the infected area of skin is essential for healing the skin and preventing the bacteria from spreading. Because this type of bacteria is opportunistic, and can be passed to both animals and humans, special care must be taken when handling your dog and cleaning its wounds.
There are currently no known preventative measures for this infection.
The section of the respiratory system that contains the mouth, nose, pharynx, larynx, trachea, and epiglottis.
An in-depth examination of the properties of urine; used to determine the presence or absence of illness
A disease of the skin in which it emits pus
Something that causes itching
The ability to create a disease where a disease might not normally be found, usually due to an ill timed or unlikely weakness
A medical condition in which the joints become inflamed and causes a great deal of pain.
A product made of fluid, cell waste, and cells