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Experience:  DVM, Emergency Veterinarian, BS (Physiology)
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My cat is 14 years old and has develiped something causing

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My cat is 14 years old and has develiped something causing ulcers on her tongue. She was given sterouds and two rounds of antibiotics. They have not helped. She has lost iver a pound snd she only weighed 6 pounds to start. She drools excessively and has difficulty eating even soft food.
JA: I'm sorry to hear that. The Veterinarian will know what to do with the drooling. What is the cat's name?
Customer: Lil'Girl Now her tongue is very discolired and the tip looks whitish in color snd is swollen
JA: Is there anything else the Veterinarian should be aware of about Lil'Girl?
Customer: She has always been prone to allergies Licking and chewing and red ears
Submitted: 10 months ago.
Category: Cat Veterinary
Expert:  PitRottMommy replied 10 months ago.

Hello, JACustomer. I have been a Veterinary Nurse for over 15 years and would be happy to help you today. I'm reviewing your question right now.

Expert:  PitRottMommy replied 10 months ago.

1) Has Lil Girl had any blood work? If so, can you please attach a copy?
2) Has she ever been tested for feline leukemia? feline aids? If so, when?
3) Is she indoors exclusively?
4) Any pictures of the ulcers?
5) What is she eating at this time?
6) Any liquid potpourri or similar items in the home she could drink?
7) Any vomiting or diarrhea?
8) Is she on any medication at this time? If so, what?