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Experience:  12 year of veterinary experience in feline surgery, medicine and behavior
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I just got a kitten about a month ago, and I just noticed

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i just got a kitten about a month ago, and I just noticed their is some weird black stuff inside her ear. shes doesnt seem to be in any pain and this stuff looks nothing like ticks.
Submitted: 2 years ago.
Category: Cat Veterinary
Expert:  Dr. Christian K. replied 2 years ago.
Hello,
This is Dr. Christian. It sounds like has an ear mite infection. The ear mites are not visible but will produce a dark, dirt like substance in the ear which is actually a build up of the ear mite feces. They will also cause itching. Another possibility would be an ear infection. It is best to have her seen by a vet. A swab of her ear to look for mites under a microscope will probably be recommended. If you have more questions please reply back.
Customer: replied 2 years ago.
Thank you so much.
Expert:  Dr. Christian K. replied 2 years ago.

You're welcome.

Expert:  Dr. Christian K. replied 2 years ago.
Hi Josh,
I'm just following up on our conversation about your pet. How is everything going?
Dr. Christian K.