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Hot spots (wet eczema, pyotraumatic dermatitis) Owner Factsheet

Sometimes dogs develop a sore spot on the skin which oozes and irritates. Often this develops over the space of just a few hours. The critical step in managing these spots is to stop the dog worrying them but veterinary attention should be sought to ensure there is no underlying condition that needs treatment. In most cases early treatment results in a rapid resolution of signs.

What is wet eczema?

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How would I know if my dog has wet eczema?

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Why has my dog developed this condition?

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Why does my vet need to do tests on my dog?

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How can wet eczema be treated?

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