Hello! I have a 4 1/2 year old Pug-Daphne. She has had problems with ear…

Hello! I have a 4 1/2 year old Pug-Daphne. She has had problems with ear infections-yeast infection. Her underbelly gets sweaty at times, which causes the yeast. She recently had a breakout of a yeast rash all over underside including her armpits. I put Nystatin powder and it went away. How can I keep her from sweating so much and licking? Is it characteristic trait for Pugs? Thank You.

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Krista Magnifico
7 years ago

Hello Stephanie, There are a few parts of this quetion to address. First, it is prety common for pugs to have skin problems. When a pet has an ear problem I often think that there is likely a skin problem that shows up as an ear problem first. They are quite often related. Also, it sounds like your pup might have had an ear problem that is now a belly skin problem. Yeast is one of the most common skin disease culprits. Yeast is a normal skin resident and is there is an underlying skin problem it can become overpopulated… Read more »