It’s been 6 weeks and Orbit is finally yeast free. I wanted to give it some time before I celebrated because we’ve been battling her yeast infection for the past 1+ years.
In this article I’ll outline all the different treatment plans that got her 50% better until finally that last step that cured her. And I haven’t seen any signs of yeast for a month and a half.
Symptoms started at 8 months
When she was 8 months old her ears started to have that funny smell. As the months progressed it moved to her paws … sometimes her belly. At it’s worst, her muzzle had dark stains and she had pustules around her ears.
I tried it all. The vinegar mix, the ACV mix, hydrogen peroxide, different sprays, different supplements, raw, allergy tests, holistic vet, diluted betadine, colloidal silver … I practically have almost every solution in my medicine cabinet.
Through diet, allergy tests, and regular cleaning – her symptoms improved 50%
But try for the life of me and 3 different vets we couldn’t figure out how to cure her completely.
In case you’re wondering as to what we tried for food (giving it at least 2 months at a time) we did raw, (prepped and DIY) and currently on DIY home cooked meals under the guidance of our vet.
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Yeast is fungal
You’ve seen all the different veterinarian articles (click here for one of them) to outline that yeast is fungal.
For the longest time I was trying to figure out how to get her immune system stronger and heal her from the inside out. But other than bathing and cleaning her I didn’t look too closely at another topical solution.
I was using shampoos that had chlorhexidine. I loved the line from Duoxo (purchased it on Amazon). I thought that ingredient was enough but after the upteenth article read after midnight when her yeast problem was keeping me up – I realized I never looked for a product that had ketoconazole.
I found this spray on Amazon, paid for the expedited shipping and waited for it’s arrival.