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My cat has had severe ear infection a year. I have spent

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my cat has had severe ear infection for over a year. I have spent over 500.00 on various medicines that don't help and make her throw up. There are no mites just black stuff and red itchy rashes
Submitted: 1 year ago.
Category: Cat Veterinary
Expert:  Dr. Ann M. replied 1 year ago.

Hi there and thank you for your question. My name is ***** ***** I am a licensed, internship-trained veterinarian with 10 years experience in general medicine and emergency and critical care medicine and I would be happy to assist you. Please be patient as there may be slight delays in responses as I research your pet's issue. Has your veterinarian checked some basic bloodwork?

Expert:  Dr. Ann M. replied 1 year ago.

Have steroids been tried in addition to the ear medications? Most ear infections are caused by allergies, so treating the underlying allergies is the most important part of treating the ear infection.