Pododermatitis (Inter-digital Dermatitis) is the inflammation of the inter digital skin; the area of skin in between the toes and footpads, may also affect the nail.
Your pet may have one or more of the following symptoms:
Paws red and swollen,Pus from the lesions,Abscesses on the paws,Paws have hair loss,Hyperpigmentation,Nodules,Dog excessively licks or bites at his paws,Crusts (scabs),Ulcerations of the paws,Blisters,Thickening pads etc
Treatment of pododermatitis will depend on the cause of the inflammation. It may include a combination of topical and systemic therapies.
In dogs with infections, they will need to be treated with systemic antibiotics and anti-fungal medications.
Bacterial infections usually need to be treated for at least 6 weeks