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Dr. Michael Salkin
Dr. Michael Salkin, Veterinarian
Category: Cat Veterinary
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Experience:  University of California at Davis graduate veterinarian with 44 years of experience.
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I noticed blood in my cat's stool today. I have attached

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Hello Dr.Michael,I noticed blood in my cat's stool today.
I have attached a picture. Could you please advise the next course of action.Regards,
HarAsees
Submitted: 10 months ago.
Category: Cat Veterinary
Customer: replied 10 months ago.
I have attached an image of the stool. That definitely appears to be more than just a few drops of blood.
Expert:  Dr. Michael Salkin replied 10 months ago.

Thank you for my morning photo! If she hasn't been wormed recently, it would be prudent to do so with a wormer containing either fenbendazole (Panacur, e.g.) for three consecutive days or pyrantel pamoate now and again in two weeks. There are too many differential diagnoses for hematochezia (blood in the stool) to list in this venue but intestinal parasites should be ruled out first. Please respond with further questions or concerns if you wish.

Expert:  Dr. Michael Salkin replied 10 months ago.
Hi,

I'm just following up on our conversation about your pet. How is everything going?

Dr. Michael Salkin