Generally, a veterinarian will recommend that you clean your dog’s ears one to two times a day with a solution containing acetic or boric acid. This will create an environment in the ear that can help control yeast growth.
You will need to follow the cleaning with an application of a topical medication like clotrimazole, nystatin or thiabendazole. Your veterinarian may also prescribe an oral antibiotic.
It usually takes about a week of treatment for your dog’s symptoms to start subsiding. However, the veterinarian will probably request that you bring your dog in for follow-up tests to determine that the yeast levels in her ears are returning back to normal.
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