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my cay has just developed little red sores om the lower eyelid…

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my cay has just developed...
my cay has just developed little red sores om the lower eyelid and corner of his eye. What do you think the cause is and what treatment do you recommend? He has just been diagnosed with diabetes! Help! I am very worried. Cath
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Hi, I'm Dr. Steve.

Your cat could have a mild folliculitis or localized skin infection and that can occur for no apparent reason. You can try using a triple antibiotic on the skin, but be careful not to get it in the eye. If it isn't better in a few days or if it gets worse while treating it or if cat stops eating and becomes lethargic, you should have him examined by a vet. He might need oral antibiotics if it gets to that point. Good Luck with this and the diabetes.

 

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Customer reply replied 7 years ago
Can I bathe the eyes with salt water? Are there any other home remedies? I will be talking to my vet on Monday.
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