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I got a Persian kitten for my birthday, the poor thing has…

I got a Persian...

I got a Persian kitten for my birthday, the poor thing has ringworm on its tail. what can I use to speed the healing process

Veterinarian's Assistant: I'll do all I can to help. What is the matter with the kitten?

What is the fastest way to cure ringworm

Veterinarian's Assistant: Where does the kitten seem to hurt?

The tail,

Veterinarian's Assistant: OK. What is the Persian's name?

Sushi

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

No, that is my biggest concern, I took her to the vet two weeks ago and the medicine that she gave me I don't seem to see any progress in healing

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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.

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What medicine is currently being used?

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Customer reply replied 7 months ago
otomax 15mg
Customer reply replied 7 months ago
sorry, otomax 15g
Customer reply replied 7 months ago
miconaloze spray 2%

Unfortunately, ringworm takes weeks before you will see improvement. It can take 12 weeks or longer to overcome ringworm and regrow hair. 2 weeks is likely not enough time to be seeing improvement. You do have a few options here. You can talk to your vet about adding oral medication, like grispeg, to the treatment. You can also begin using lime sulfur dip: https://www.chewy.com/vet-basics-lime-sulfur-dip/dp/163591?utm_source=google-product&utm_medium=cpc&utm_campaign=hg&utm_content=Vet%20Basics&utm_term=&gclid=CjwKCAiAqIHTBRAVEiwA6TgJwykvgp4b4qqsdrGahiA2cdgqude-YVgXHB2Ih1qxFPKdZ4oFtMHTDhoC8mIQAvD_BwE Otherwise, it will simply take time. The fur itself is going to fall out first, following you'll see a few weeks of hairlessness and eventually you'll see fur regrowing. We typically recommend that treatment continue until fur is regrown fully.

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Customer reply replied 7 months ago
thank you, ***** ***** to the vet tomorrow and see if oral medication for Sushi is possible. Very happy to have someone to ask��

You're quite welcome. I hope all goes well. Good luck!

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