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Can l use paw paw oitment on my cats ear she has a scab on

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Can l use paw paw oitment on my cats ear she has a scab on it
JA: I'm sorry to hear that. What is the cat's name and age?
Customer: Snowy and she is is at least 15 years old
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Customer: No
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Submitted: 5 months ago.
Category: Cat
Expert:  Dr. Bruce replied 5 months ago.
Hi. Welcome to Just Answer. My name is***** Where is this scab at on her ear? Can you take a photo of it? How long has it been there? Is she scratching the ear?
Customer: replied 5 months ago.
Yes she is and ill try to take a photo
Expert:  Dr. Bruce replied 5 months ago.
I'm curious to see what it looks like. Scabs can be due to something simple like external trauma. Typically these just heal with time. Others can be due to them self traumatizing due to scratching their own ears. These situations need to have the underlying ear issue treated to get them to resolve. These can be due to ear infections or ear mites. Some can have scabbing on the ear due to frost bite, but this shouldn't be the problem this time of year (unless this has been there a long time).
Customer: replied 5 months ago.
Can i send you the photo in about two hour
Expert:  Dr. Bruce replied 5 months ago.
Absolutely! I'm currently on my shift so I will be on and off here all night long.

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