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How to Treat Sweet Itch in Horses - Critter Depot

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What is Sweet Itch?  And how to Treat Sweet Itch for Horses Table of Contents What is Sweet Itch?  And what does it do to horses? Sweet itch is the common name for seasonal recurrent dermatitis.  This means it is an allergic reaction to the saliva of the Culicoides fly. A seasonal disorder, horses can display varying reactions depending on the body’s type of response and previous reaction history. Symptoms include uncontrollable itching to the point of hair removal and skin damage. While there is no cure for sweet itch, it can be managed by both preventative measures and treatment...

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