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    DefaultScratching and redness

    I'm just intersted to know if anyone knows a "valid" cure for my yellow labs redness on his underbelly and itching, also he has recently developed a "foul" odor. Help.

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    DefaultRe: Scratching and redness

    Staph infection maybe.

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    DefaultRe: Scratching and redness

    I agree with kiddsmom. You need to see your vet who will probably prescribe antibiotics and some kind of shampoo. It could be a contact allergy from something he's laying on or it could be caused by a food allergy. I've found that most vets do not know much about food allergies.

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    DefaultRe: Scratching and redness

    If in doubt, see the vet.

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    DefaultRe: Scratching and redness

    Yep, sounds like staph...need a vet visit.

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