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Old January 31st, 2007, 08:39 AM
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Your vet should at least do a skin scrape and check to see if a bacterial or mange(there are a couple of types)

With an auto immune diseases they would have to do a skin tissue biopsy and send it out for testing they could try an ANA bloodtest but in many forms of auto immune disease it comes back negative, there is no cure if this is the case and has to be managed life long with drugs
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