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He has little pimple like bumps on the back of his neck 4-5

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he has little pimple like bumps on the back of his neck 4-5 of them
JA: IÂ’m sorry to hear that. What is the cat's name and age?
Customer: p t
JA: How old is P T?
Customer: about a year we got him at about 3 months old
JA: Is there anything else important you think the Veterinarian should know about P T?
Customer: he has had all his shots and been fixed, stays
indoors all the time
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Submitted: 6 months ago.
Category: Cat
Expert:  PitRottMommy replied 6 months ago.
Hello and thank you for your question. It appears that the Expert you were hoping to speak with is not currently available. I have stepped in to assist you in their absence so that you have a prompt reply to your question. If you would rather wait for the Expert you had originally contacted, just let me know. Otherwise, I’ll be happy to assist you today. Is it possible for me to obtain some additional information from you about your companion?1) Are you seeing any scratching? 2) Do you have a clear photo of the bumps? 3) Are they open and oozing?
Customer: replied 6 months ago.
Yes they are getting larger and he is scratching he's an indoor cat
Expert:  PitRottMommy replied 6 months ago.
Any photos?
Customer: replied 6 months ago.
they are bleeding from his scratching, but otherwise he seems fine
Customer: replied 6 months ago.
yellow tabby, we have 2 other cats in the house but they do not seem to be infected
Expert:  PitRottMommy replied 6 months ago.
It sounds like you are likely dealing with some allergies with this boy. It would not be a bad idea to have an exam performed to see if he needs antibiotics. The pus is a sign of infection, but this may be because of the scratching that he's doing, too. To help with the itching, you can give 1-4mg of chlorpheniramine once or twice daily by mouth. Within the first 24 hours, you should see an improvement in itching. If this does not help, you may need to have a steroid injection administered to help break the cycle and allow him relief from the intensity of the itching. During this time, you can continue to use the antihistamines to hopefully stay ahead of the irritation. Did my response help to answer all of the questions that you had regarding your companion? If you have other questions, please reply and I’ll help you further.Once you're satisfied with our dialogue, please take the time to issue a rating for me so that I am compensated for helping you today.
Expert:  PitRottMommy replied 6 months ago.
Checking in to see how PT is doing and if the Chlorpheniramine helped.

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