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  • Deep sulcus thrush symptoms
  • Tea tree oil and desitin for thrush

 
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    12-29-2012, 01:26 PM
  #11
Trained
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Originally Posted by Cowgirls Boots    
Also- what is Pete's goo? Is it a product or do I mix an anti fungal creme and an antibiotic??
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You just mix equal parts TAO and anti-fungal. I bought Walmart generic, it cost me less than $10.

I found it easier to mix it up in a giant syringe and then use that syringe to get it in the curved tip one. It isn't exactly easy to suck the mixture up the curved syringe, lol.
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    12-29-2012, 01:28 PM
  #12
Yearling
Equine Thrush Treatment Tips & Pete


Another useful thrush link
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    12-29-2012, 01:30 PM
  #13
Yearling
I also have added generic monistat (yes, the ladies yeast infection cream) and it helps to make the mixture more liquidy ad makes it easier to apply. I have also added tea tree oil and desitin also. I have found that most dollar stores (like everything is 1 type places) have most of this stuff for a buck. Cheapest way.
     
    12-29-2012, 01:38 PM
  #14
Green Broke
Will it work even though I don't think it's actual thrush anymore? There's no stench or smell. Just a big hole that's sore lol
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    12-29-2012, 01:42 PM
  #15
Yearling
Its like an open wound right now. What are the basic rules of wound care? Keep infection at bay (so keep treating like it is infected) keep it clean and allow it to heal/give it time. Don't stop treating it or it will just come back. The good product is a multi facet approach treating thrush and yet also encouraging healing. I find if I tweek the mixture a bit, some mixes work better on some horses than others.
     
    12-29-2012, 06:42 PM
  #16
Trained
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Originally Posted by verona1016    
Pete's Goo has been the one working best for me lately- just a 50/50 mixture of antibiotic and antifungal creams from your local human pharmacy administered with a curved tip dental syringe as deep into the crack as you can get.
Yep this. Love Pete's goo. My horse has been standing in deep mud for the last month, and the goo has kept the thrush away.
     

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