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Susie. My 12 yr female cat ears are red and seeping around

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Susie. My 12 yr female cat ears are red and seeping around the ears..she has been outside a few times on porch and in grass! Just noticed in past 2 days..didn't see her scratching! But looks very red!
Submitted: 8 months ago.
Category: Dog Veterinary
Expert:  Dr. Ann M. replied 8 months 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.

Are you able to attach a photo?

Customer: replied 8 months ago.
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Expert:  Dr. Ann M. replied 8 months ago.

Okay. The *best* thing would be to see a vet for what is most certainly an outer ear infection. If that is not an option, you can clean the ears with a 50/50 solution of vinegar and water and cotton balls and order this medication online: Zymox ear drops. You would put 6 drops in each ear once daily for 14 days. You can buy it on amazon and at some pet stores. Clean ears every other day by filling the ear with the vinegar solution and then wiping out with cotton balls.

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