Causes, Symptoms and Treatment of a Dog Yeast
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"Is your pet suffering from a dog yeast infection (malassezia dermatitis)? If you see scratching on the ears (otitis), cracking of the lips (chelitis), inflamed skin (dermatitis) or chewing of the paws then odds are this is problem. One particular type of yeast, Malassezia naturally lives on dog skin, but can cause a problem when over population occurs due to damp skin or ears, or as a reaction to certain medications. In normal quantities malassevia helps the body prevent of slow the growth of bacteria or fungi. Symptoms include itch and a smell that is similar to a smelly cheese. Treatment involves the use of prescription topicals or home remedy."
Dog Yeast Infection on Neck (2)