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Dr. Michael Salkin
Dr. Michael Salkin, Veterinarian
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Experience:  University of California at Davis graduate veterinarian with 45 years of experience.
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My dog has a cut paw and keeps licking it He's had a course

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My dog has a cut paw and keeps licking it He's had a course of antibiotics but still sore What should we do
Customer: replied 9 months ago.
My dog has a cut paw and keeps licking it he's had antibiotic drops but it's still sore

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Carol, I'm sorry that your question wasn't answered in a timely manner. Can you upload a photo(s) of this cut to our conversation? You can upload photos by using the paperclip or add file icon in the toolbar above your message box (if you can see those icons on your particular device) or you can use an external app such as

I can be more accurate for you if I can see what you're seeing.

Customer: replied 9 months ago.
Sorry Can't take a photo at the moment as my dog is with my son until tomorrow and he's out of touch

I understand. You're welcome to return to our conversation at your convenience. There's no extra charge for your doing so.

Customer: replied 9 months ago.
Ok will take photo when he's home in the morning ta

Sounds good. I'll watch for your next post.

Customer: replied 9 months ago.
Sorry can't send a pic as dog is black and the cut doesn't show

His vet will need to recheck the wound. It shouldn't continue to be sensitive if it had healed properly.

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