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He had fleas which we gave flea meds now has bare skin &

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He had fleas which...

He had fleas which we gave flea meds now has bare skin & raw.

Veterinarian's Assistant: I'll do all I can to help. Using the wrong medication for fleas can be dangerous. You should definitely talk to the Veterinarian. What is the cat's name and age?

Bear he's 8

Veterinarian's Assistant: What is the cat's name?

Bear

Veterinarian's Assistant: Is there anything else the Veterinarian should be aware of about Bear?

He's mostly healthy good appitite loving active. We're low income so can't afford a lot just wonder what to put on where he's got skin open. He is long haired I/2 rag doll 12 something else beautiful boy

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Cat Veterinarian: Rebecca, Cat Veterinarian replied 4 months ago
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Cat Veterinarian: Rebecca, Cat Veterinarian replied 4 months ago

I am sorry to hear you are worried about Bear's skin and his having fleas. What was the flea med you used?

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Customer reply replied 4 months ago
One you rub behind neck it got rid of fleas but irritated skin remsins
Cat Veterinarian: Rebecca, Cat Veterinarian replied 4 months ago

There are many that it could be. It would help to know the active ingredient, or the brand name. How long ago did you use it?

Do you still see fleas?

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Cat Veterinarian: Rebecca, Cat Veterinarian replied 4 months ago

I might try a different flea product if this one left a bald spot. I like Bravecto, and it lasts 3 months. You have to get it from your veterinarian.

The Seresto collar is over the counter, and lasts 8 months. It is available over the counter.

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Cat Veterinarian: Rebecca, Cat Veterinarian replied 4 months ago

I have not heard back from you. Was this helpful? Please let me know if you have other questions.

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Cat Veterinarian: Rebecca, Cat Veterinarian replied 3 months ago
Hi,

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

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