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Skin fold pyoderma Owner Factsheet

Pyoderma means bacterial infection within the skin. Usually this occurs within the top layers of the skin (superficial pyoderma),and is a common medical problem in dogs.Deep pyoderma, when infection penetrates further into the skin, is much more serious and may take months of intensive treatment to cure.

What causes skin fold pyoderma?

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How will I know if my dog has skin fold pyoderma?

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Can the condition be treated?

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Is there anything I can do to stop it coming back after treatment?

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Is the condition inherited?

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