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DateJan 22, 2023
CategoryMange
Pet TypeDog
Topicprice of mange
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Question:

how much does mange treatment cost for dogs?

Answer:

The cost of treatment will depend on both the type and severity of the condition. For instance, Sarcoptic mange (aka scabies) can typically be handled with a combination of medicated dips, creams and oral medication that can cost between $100 and $300 dollars. For the more serious type of mange, known as Demodectic mange, your veterinarian is likely to prescribe a mixture of medications and creams, and potentially immunotherapy, which can cost between $300 and $1,100.

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DateJan 19, 2023
CategoryMange
Pet TypeDog
TopicBullet
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Question:

Can I get a prescription for Bravecto? I don't have a vet yet. And you can only get that thru a prescription. So how can I get one for Bravecto. Or what over the counter medicine can I use?

Answer:

Hey! Please go online to Vetster.com and get an appointment online with a vet that can prescribe it to you over a virtual appointment. I hope this helps! Dr. Lindsay Butzer

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DateJan 16, 2023
CategoryMange
Pet TypeDog
TopicBullet
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Question:

What otc medicine can I give my 4 week ago puppy for mange. Medicine without a prescription

Answer:

Hey! Bravecto one pill will treat it. I hope this helped! Dr. Lindsay Butzer

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DateJan 16, 2023
CategoryMange
Pet TypeDog
TopicTreatment help
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Question:

I believe my dog has mange, but I cannot afford to take him to the vet. What is the best treatment for him? He definitely doesn’t have fleas as I’ve checked multiple times. He has some patchy fur on the legs and neck, itching, biting at his body. He’s a lab mix and is about 80 pounds. No other health issues.

Answer:

Hey! You can buy BRAVECTO online on Petmeds.com and this will treat mange. I hope this helped! Dr. Lindsay Butzer You may need a prescription from your local vet to get this. Or if you already are registered at a vet hospital they may sell it to you or try to but online here.

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DateJan 14, 2023
CategoryMange
Pet TypeDog
TopicBullet
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Question:

What can i give my 4 week ago puppy for mange

Answer:

Hey! You can give them a Bravecto and it will treat it. I hope this helps! Dr. Lindsay Butzer

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DateJan 3, 2023
CategoryMange
Pet TypeDog
TopicGeneralized mange
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Question:

What would u suggest I used to get rid on generalized mange on my eight year old dog?

Answer:

Hey! Bravecto works great at getting rid of Mange. I hope this helps! Dr. Lindsay Butzer

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DateNov 3, 2022
CategoryMange
Pet TypeDog
TopicDemodectic mange
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Question:

Need something for itch relief, please!!!

Answer:

Demodex is usually not super itchy, so I worry that something else is going on (Sarcoptic mange, allergies, pyoderma, etc.) - all of these are treated differently, so see your local veterinarian for a diagnosis so you can appropriately treat. Good demodex medications require a prescription which you will need from them anyway.

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DateOct 9, 2022
CategoryMange
Pet TypeDog
TopicItching and linking
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Question:

What can I do to get rid of this problem?

Answer:

There are many things that cause itching (allergies, mange, ringworm, etc) and most are treated differently so have your veterinarian run some quick tests and make a diagnosis. Since allergies are the most common, here is a link to our article about various treatments for allergies, both over-the-counter and prescription: https://www.1800petmeds.com/education/allergy-treatment-dog-cat-9.html

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DateSep 4, 2022
CategoryMange
Pet TypeDog
TopicMange
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Question:

What is the best treatment

Answer:

There are two totally different kinds of mange (demodectic and sarcoptic) so I would need to know which one your dog has been diagnosed with to really make any recommendations.

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DateAug 27, 2022
CategoryMange
Pet TypeDog
TopicPuppy has red mange
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Question:

Can she be prescribed an antibiotic?

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In veterinary medicine, antibiotics require approval from a veterinarian that has met her face-to-face. Here is a direct link to our page about treating red mange, with both over-the-counter and prescription medication options: https://www.1800petmeds.com/education/mange-treatment-dog-cat-9.html

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DateJul 1, 2022
CategoryMange
Pet TypeCat
TopicCat keeps shaking head and biting cleaning herself from the scabies she contracted from me
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Question:

Will the Bravecto (fluralaner) topical solution work to kill mange infestation on my cat cause the paging says for fleas and ticks not mites

Answer:

While it is not labeled for mites in cats, it should help. Scabies is very rare in cats, so be sure of your diagnosis.

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DateJun 9, 2022
CategoryMange
Pet TypeCat
TopicHow to fix
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Hi My cat has lost all her hair on her lower stomach and some on one back leg … she’s been licking those spots a lot … her stomach is reddish pink and looks kinda scabby . No difference in food or environment.I read somewhere that mites might cause this. What do you think and how do I make it better.

Answer:

There are many things that cause this (allergies, mange, ringworm, etc) and most are treated differently so have your veterinarian run some quick tests and make a diagnosis. Since allergies are the most common, here is a link to our article about various treatments for allergies, both over-the-counter and prescription: https://www.1800petmeds.com/education/allergy-treatment-dog-cat-9.htm

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DateJun 9, 2022
CategoryMange
Pet TypeCat
TopicAlternative treatments for cats with demodex cati and positive for FIV
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Question:

My 15 year old male neutered cat has recently been diagnosed with demodex cati and positive for FIV. He is being treated with Revolution Plus and convenia. The mange appears to be spreading down his neck. If current treatment does not work, what other treatment options are there? Thank you

Answer:

Consult your veterinarian that has access to all of his records for the best advice, but Bravecto may be a good next choice. Here a link to read about it: https://www.1800petmeds.com/Bravecto+for+Cats-prod11762.html

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DateJun 9, 2022
CategoryMange
Pet TypeDog
TopicTreat mange with heart guard
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Question:

How many pills do I give a dog 21 lbs to treat mange

Answer:

Treating mange with heartgard would not be cost effective because it (ivermectin) is usually needed daily but it depends on the severity, so consult your veterinarian that diagnosed the mange for the best advice. Nexgard, BRavecto or Simparica might be a better alternative.

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DateJun 7, 2022
CategoryMange
Pet TypeDog
TopicMange and anxiety
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My dog has bad mange on his back he's very t Itchy and has bad anxiety. He is scared of most people, thunder and rain. He needs something for allergies too

Answer:

Allergies can be frustrating because they continue to recur until you figure out what they are allergic to and often it is multiple things. The good thing is that there are a LOT of treatment options available now, many more than are listed in this article but here is a link to our article about treating allergies which starts by discussing "avoiding allergens" and lists many over-the-counter and prescription treatment options: https://www.1800petmeds.com/education/allergy-treatment-dog-cat-9.htm

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