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A 21-year-old female asked:

My dog accidentally scratched my gum with her tooth. i'd little blood when i put ethanol with q-tip. i brushed my teeth. today she touched her poop with nose and paws.before i had the chance to wash her she licked her nose and paws. should i worry?

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Dr. Arnold Malerman
Orthodontics 54 years experience
Hygiene: Please do not use Ethanol on mucous membranes. Instead, have your Dentist evaluate and properly treat the wound. Second, discuss your dog's behavior with it's vet to determine your dog's health, inoculation record, and behavior suggestions.
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