Dobie Skin issue

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We adopted a female fawn a month ago , she just turned 1 . She is breaking out in a bumpy rash on her neck and back of neck ! We need help !

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She doesn't spend much time outdoors as she gets hot fast in this Louisiana heat ! We switched her food when we got her , and she hates bath time ! The rash has gotten worse in the last few days there are at least 50 or more bumps !

Sounds like it could possibly be a staph infection, but you need to take her to your vet. If it is a staph infection (not at all uncommon for breed or age), then she needs 30 continuous days of antibiotics - not just 10 days, which is what most vets want to give. 

Also, you need to be aware that fawns are very likely to suffer hair loss as an adult due to a condition called CDA - color dilution alopecia.