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How to make sure you're not just scratching the surface in your atopy cases

Melissa Hall, DVM, DACVD provides insights on what to watch out for

 Allergy season is upon us, so more pruritic dog and cat appointments may be popping up on your schedule. When it comes to atopic dermatitis, Dr. Melissa Hall, of ADC's Tustin, California clinic, says paramount is realizing that each case is unique, so plot out some time. Make room in your schedule to obtain a thorough patient history and then provide thorough client education about treating the many factors that cause the itch.

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Before: “Momo” was diagnosed with pemphigus foliaceus, an autoimmune disease.

After: “Momo” nearly a year later. He is still continuing treatment, but his recovery has gone quite well.

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Dottie - is a rescue that now lives in Santa Monica, CA. She is also a patient at the Marina del Rey clinic.

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