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No indication of pain, uti, or bowel trouble but lower belly

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No indication of pain, uti, or bowel trouble but lower belly pink non furred area is hanging lower than usual. Can't palpate a lump.
Submitted: 1 year ago.
Category: Cat Veterinary
Expert:  Dr. Gary replied 1 year ago.
Hello. Thanks for the question. It sounds like you may be seeing a bit of an allergic reaction or contact allergy with the skin. That can cause the skin to be inflamed and pink. The inflammation can then lead to it being swollen and hanging lower than normal. I would try giving some Benadryl over the next 1-2 days to see if it helps. The dose in cats is 1-2 mg per lb body weight. It can be given every 6-8 hours. If no improvement, then I would see your vet to make sure it's nothing more serious. If she stops eating or starts vomiting, I would have her seen sooner. I hope this helps, let me know if you have any other questions.
Expert:  Dr. Gary replied 1 year ago.

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

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