I make a homemade mix of equal parts Desitin, Neosporin (or any other triple antibiotic ointment) and Tinactin or Lotrimin (or any antifungal "athletes foot" type cream). Works for me. Something else I've used that has worked is Otomax (yes, the antifungal ear drops for dogs). If he's tender, try cleaning the area with a sheath cleaner like excalibur - it's made to remove crusty yuk without pain and you won't have to "pick" at it either. If he's prone to mud fever/scratches etc, you can try Gold Bond Medicated powder after it's cleared up or Tinactin spray as preventative maintenance during sloppy conditions.
Last edited by Horse Poor; 11-20-2008 at 12:32 AM.
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