Q. dog's ears wants them rubbed - owner took him to vet was given medication but when drops used, the dog howled in pain - what now?

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A. It is possible there could be an ulcer present from a severe infection and certain drops may be irritant in such an open wound causing pain. Severe infections can be painful to handle or can result in injury to the ear drum. It may be necessary to sedate and flush the ears and start oral medications until more comfortable

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