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Pyoderma - bacterial skin infection Owner Factsheet

Contributor(s): Vetstream Ltd, Claire Speight


Pyoderma is a skin condition characterised by moist, painful, irritated skin with bacterial infection. It can occur on many areas of the body, usually as a result of trauma or disease that has caused an area of the skin to break down. Treatment is usually quick and effective with prompt veterinary care.
 

What is pyoderma?

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What causes pyoderma?

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How will I know if my ferret has pyoderma?

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