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My cat has ringworm. We took her to our normal vet who did a
My cat has ringworm. We took her to our normal vet who did a test that indicated it but wants to do expensive bloodwork too. We'd like to just cure the ringworm. We found online the idea of a sulfur l… read more
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Jan Chouljian
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She's having lime sulfur dips for ringworm. Twice weekly
Hi. She's having lime sulfur dips for ringworm. Twice weekly since 11/6. Has been on Itaconazole as well. All evidence of ringworm gone (there had been three locations) and PCR test negative on 12/6. … read more
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Rebecca
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My cat has ringworm on her ear is there any medicine I can
My cat has ringworm on her ear is there any medicine I can put on it without taking her to vet which is extremely expensive and waste of time for something as mild as this.… read more
Dr. Denise
Dr. Denise
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539 satisfied customers
I have two kittens 11 weeks old. One was diagnosed by the
I have two kittens 11 weeks old. One was diagnosed by the vet with ringworm and their stool was positive for giardia. They have received two weekly lime/sulfur dip treatments and have been on two oral… read more
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Doctoral Degree
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We continue to help fosters with the now 25 day old kittens.
We continue to help fosters with the now 25 day old kittens. They have ringworm and the foster has been doing the lime sulphur dip twice a week. Last night the paws swelled. Now the rescue is asking i… read more
Dr. Gary
Dr. Gary
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Doctoral Degree
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I found a stray kitten I belive the mother may have abandoned...very
I found a stray kitten I belive the mother may have abandoned...very small...probably just a month or so old if that....she is eating purina kitten chow dry...likes the wet canned /purina kitten meaty… read more
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one of my kittens has ringworm. and Ive been putting the lyme
one of my kittens has ringworm. and Ive been putting the lyme dip on her. the ringworm is on her ear. I accidetntly got some lyme dip in her eye just now and its been 15 min and she hasn't opened her … read more
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Both my kittens have ringworm...its been 2 months since theyve
Both my kittens have ringworm...its been 2 months since they've had it. The vet gave me this lyme dip and I put it on the spots evry day..they gave me more so that I coul give them a bath in it. The v… read more
Rebecca
Rebecca
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Doctoral Degree
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One year ago, my male Siamese 9 years old, had a patch of hair
One year ago, my male Siamese 9 years old, had a patch of hair 2 inches long missing from his tail. I took him to the vet and the skin scraping was negative. She told me it was probably ringworm. I tr… read more
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Will my kittens immune system be compromised or damaged if
Will my kitten's immune system be compromised or damaged if I decide not to go with the vet's recommendation of an oral drug treatment for ringworm? Should I continue with the lime/sulfur dips? How da… read more
Dr. Bruce
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I adopted a 2 yr old long haired cat 2 months ago. Five weeks
I adopted a 2 yr old long haired cat 2 months ago. Five weeks ago I noticed a red inflamed area on her back with a little hair loss. They cultured it, and said it was probably ringworm. I isolated her… read more
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Doctoral Degree
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Two cats have lesions (scabs, hair loss, redness) on their
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How long does ringworm remain contagious I have 4 kittens
How long does ringworm remain contagious? I have 4 kittens @ 6 weeks ol, they were abandoned and I have no other history. They have been on amoxi drops for 1 week and have had 2 sulfur/lime dip baths.… read more
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what are the chances of a healthy, indoor bengals, just over a year old having ringworm? she has hair loss patches on her head and one bald patch on her back. She is eating, playing, grooming, not itc… read more
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Wpuld it bve practical or even possible to do the lime sulfur dips recommended for my cat's alopecia at home ? Thanks Phil… read more
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Dr. Sandy
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I'm treating 1 kitten Zuba and 1 cat Fuggles for demodectic mites. I adopted a Humane Soc. kitten 3 months ago. She had a small patch of missing fur between her shoulder blades, and soon had other mis… read more
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I'm an expert in the VW section and figured I'd give you guys a shot since we're finding conflicting info online. My girlfriends cats have ringworm. We know this because my 11 month old son got it and… read more
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