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Do you think you can take a picture and post it in a reply for me?
Is the tooth a normal color and the gums are discolored?
im at work right now, my bf will try to take a pic and send it to me now
the tooth is a normal color its the gum that its connected too
Normally if the tooth is in danger it will be discolored such as dark or grey. I'm not so worried if it is the gums.
will the gum go back to normal you think?
he doesn't seem sick..he runs around like a kitten, plays fetch, and eats normal
It's possible that its a normal color for his gums. Some cats have different coloring or splotches on their gums.
I wouldn't worry about the tooth if it looks normal though. If the gums look inflamed and red or oozing then I'd worry.
I suspect he'll be fine.
what happens when he loses the tooth, and then his gown up one doesnt grow in because the gum is dead
damage to the gums won't injure the tooth. The only time the tooth will be damaged is if the root of the tooth itself is damaged. Gums will actually heal very quickly, within days of the injury so I don't think the electrocution would still be causing gum damage at this point. If the adult tooth doesn't come in then you'll know it was damaged. It won't come out if it is damaged.
oh..so the baby tooth will stay in if there is something damaged?
The baby tooth should still fall out there just won't be an adult tooth that comes up underneath.
this is as good as he could get by himself
That's a good picture. That is damage to the gums but that should still heal without tooth damage I think. He may need some antibiotics if things don't improve in the next couple of days. It should start to get smaller as it heals.
weve been giving him his clindrops every other day
Most clindrops are given daily.
That is a good antibiotic for this situation though.
do you suggest in getting more clin drops because we are below just past half in the bottle left
Gums are generally very quick to heal luckily.
I'd recommend finishing what you have then have him rechecked to see if he needs more.
okay great. Thank you very much Dr. Christian
You're welcome. Good luck to you and Rico.