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Scratching losing hair on her lower top of her backside sore…

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Scratching losing hair on her lower top of her backside sore spots on ears neck

Veterinarian's Assistant: I'm sorry to hear that. Using the wrong medication for fleas can be dangerous. You should definitely talk to the Veterinarian. What is the cat's name and age?

I have two cats that are sister given to me one is a fat cat but the one with the scrachting and sores is the worst the people who gave them to me only said they had been fixed for no more babies I have only given them baths with morizering shampoo for them and flea medicine that a vet already had for them

Veterinarian's Assistant: Is there anything else important you think the Veterinarian should know about the cat?

That's all I know about them they travel with their son when in military they were suppose to send me the cats medical records when they found them but I have never received them yet and cant get in touch with them now

Submitted: 6 months ago.Category: Cat Veterinary
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Cat Veterinarian: DocPaul, Veterinarian replied 6 months ago
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Hi.

Dr. Paul Brazzell here.

This could be a lot of things.

But we will get it sorted.

Do you have the name of the flea medicine?

When was it last applied?

Paul

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Customer reply replied 6 months ago
Revolution
Put on cat about 2 or 3 weeks ago but the cat already had the scratching and hair lose and sores before I done this
Customer reply replied 6 months ago
they do not go outside but got out one time since I have had them and stay out for a few hours and I found only a couple of fleas but nothing severe
Cat Veterinarian: DocPaul, Veterinarian replied 6 months ago

Okay good call on the Frontline.

Are you able to see little red/black flecks on the skin when you part the fur? We are looking for flea dirt.

If this is not fleas then we will need to the following:

Skin scrape for mites

Skin cytology to assess for bacterial infection

Fungal culture/PCR to look for a ringworm infection

Make sense?

Paul

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Customer reply replied 6 months ago
no flea dirt signs at all
the other cat has worms in poop and I have given worm medicine in their water
Customer reply replied 6 months ago
cat with the problems with scratching hair loss does not have the worms in poop
Cat Veterinarian: DocPaul, Veterinarian replied 6 months ago

Okay thanks.

If you can send me a picture of the skin that would help with this process.

Paul

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Customer reply replied 6 months ago
thank you that does make sense and I will take them to a vet here in my town . thank you again.
Customer reply replied 6 months ago
how do I send on here
Customer reply replied 6 months ago
i have a i-phone 7
Customer reply replied 6 months ago
what e-mail can i send pictures to?
Customer reply replied 6 months ago
hello are you still here?
i send pictures to***@******.***
Cat Veterinarian: DocPaul, Veterinarian replied 6 months ago

Godd morning.

I think you are sending them to the right address.

Paul

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