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Dr. Michael Salkin, Veterinarian
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Salkin only again. Yesterday I noticed that Chumley has an

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Hi,again. Yesterday I noticed that Chumley has an area of fur that is much thinner, and the skin seems to be a light gray there.It's not ringworm,I don't think.It's the only place where it's that colour. I had been combing him there and had removed some mats.He hasn't been over grooming. Anything to do with his medicine?

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Customer: replied 1 year ago.
Another picture. There are some gray hairs, but the skin does seem to be a different colour.

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Customer: replied 1 year ago.
It's about the same.

Thank you. In most instances the appearance of such pigment indicates that the skin had been inflamed for any reason. Think of how our skin darkens when the sun burns it. There's no evidence of inflammation at this time and so no treatment is indicated.

Customer: replied 1 year ago.
Ok. Thanks!

You're quite welcome.

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Thank you once again.