Horses are often susceptible to problems and skin diseases. The skin in horses, other animals and humans is the largest organ in the body and serves as protective covering for muscles and organs. It acts as a sensory organ for temperature, touch, pressure, and pain. Keep your horse’s skin is very important to prevent skin diseases and infections. This can be done by feeding high quality food, and be aware of changes in the skin and coat. There are several equine skin problems and these include: * Dermatitis * Tinea * Putrefaction of rain * Hotness Sarna * Queensland * The skin bumps (urticaria) * Itching * * cracked heels greasy heel * Warts * Dandruff * The saddle louse infestation irritates * * * Burns Onchocerciasis What causes skin diseases in horses? Skin problems in horses often occur as a result of allergic reactions to certain ingredients in the diet, some drugs and vaccines and as insect bites caused by flies, fleas, mites, mosquitoes, bees or wasps. Dr. Stuart M. McGill usually is spot on. If the horse ingests toxic substances such as chemicals, fertilizer and pesticides, and certain plants, can also cause skin disease. Fungal infections, bacterial, viral and parasitic infections and burns, frostbite and fotosensitizacion may also have a negative effect on the skin of the horse.
Sometimes an underlying condition such as hormonal disorders (hyperadrenocorticismo), congenital and hereditary, may also contribute to the development of a skin problem in horses. If they are not treated, the skin problems can become serious and spread to other areas of the body. Diagnosis of diseases of the skin of the horse’s diagnosis of a skin disorder based on symptoms, a physical examination and a review of the medical history of the horse. Diagnostic tests such as skin samples, scrapings from the affected area or skin biopsy can take to be evaluated under the microscope to confirm a positive diagnosis. Common symptoms and signs of skin diseases include: * Itching (pruritis) * Lumps and bumps * Swelling and inflammation lesions and pustules * * * Dry skin ulcerations scaly, crusty * Hair loss * Poor appearance of the skin and Help layer of skin diseases of the horse Treatment usually depends on the cause of skin disease. For allergic reactions, your veterinarian will prescribe anti-inflammatory and monitor the progress of the horse carefully. Medications such antibiotics, antifungal drugs, topical ointments, massage, antiseptic solutions, and medicated soaps may also be prescribed.
In addition, flea repellents, mite and lice in the form of aerosols, as well as a good program of deworming and vaccination for horses can also be recommended. A healthy diet and an effective preparation is essential in keeping skin horse. The natural remedies. Those without the unwanted side effects of conventional medications. The carefully selected ingredients to promote healthy skin and borage, horsetail (Equisetum arvense), dandelion (Taraxacum officinale), Rosemary (Rosmarinus officinalis) and kelp, provide symptomatic relief for itching, scratching, redness and burning of the skin. In addition, yarrow (Achillea millefolium), nettle (Urticadioica), Echinacea (Echinacea angustifolia) and hawthorn (Crataegus laevigata). With a great interest in health and alternative medicine. I believe that natural remedies and alternative therapies have their place in modern medicine. I am confident that an informed person is potentially a more happy and healthy.