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猫皮肤病


Most cats will scratch on occasion but if you notice that the occasional scratch and regular 梳理 turns into a cat who appears uncomfortable, cat skin problems may be present and you should schedule an appointment with one of the 兽医 在这里 at 声望动物医院.

过度抓, hair loss and a mildly frantic cat are signs that cat skin problems may be present and your feline friend needs medical attention. 而猫的皮肤问题很少是紧急情况, an uncomfortable cat will have trouble enjoying daily life until those symptoms are under control.

In comparison to dogs, cats typically require less care for their coats and skin. Dermatologic treatments in cats are much less common than in dogs. 通过每周刷牙, you will be familiar with your cat’s coat and skin and will be more likely to catch any potential cat skin problems early on and bring it to the attention of your veterinarian.

识别猫的皮肤状况

那么如何识别猫的皮肤状况呢? 以下是一些值得关注的关键信号:

  • 脱发是猫皮肤问题的常见症状. 你注意到有秃斑吗? 你的猫是不是比平时掉毛更多?
  • Excessive 梳理 can also indicate cat skin conditions are present. 如果 梳理 看起来比平时更疯狂,更不放松, it may be because your cat is pruritic (itchy) and uncomfortable.
  • 当你给猫刷牙的时候, 如果你注意到任何红色, 有鳞的, 不完整的, 或结痂的地区, 预约你的兽医.
  • 跳蚤和蜱虫 皮肤上是否有常见的寄生虫.
  • 如果你的猫过度地摇头, this could indicate he may have a skin problem or an issue with his ears.

猫皮肤状况的类型

The following are some types of common cat skin problems you should be aware of:

  • External parasites such as fleas can cause itchy skin and cat skin allergies. The cat will then scratch and bite and potentially cause secondary infections.
  • 蜱虫 can attach to your cat’s skin causing a raised bump or cause localized swelling. 隆起是猫击退扁虱的反应.
  • 螨虫,或耳螨,会产生耳朵发痒. 这在 小猫. 猫会侧着头表示不舒服. 猫 can also have ear infections which need to be treated promptly by your veterinarian.
  • 猫的耳朵也会出现息肉. A thorough exam includes an otoscopic exam of the cat’s ear canals.
  • 猫也容易对食物过敏. Your cat can develop an “itchy face,” or itchiness all over. Your veterinarian will determine if you need to change your cat’s diet. This will generally include a food trial and may require several attempts to rule out food allergy.
  • 接触性过敏也可能出现在猫身上. This is very similar to how people develop allergies to common substances in their environment.
  • 猫皮肤癌. 在人类, 猫癌症 这是一种可能威胁生命的疾病吗. If you notice new or changing skin spots, make a veterinary appointment ASAP.
  • 猫痤疮. 有些猫容易长痤疮. 虽然这可能看起来像皮疹, the treatment of cat acne may involve prescription medication.
  • 猫性皮炎. Typically cat dermatitis is due to an allergic reaction to 梳理 products, 食物或环境刺激.

 

Schedule an appointment with your veterinarian as soon as you see any of these symptoms. Sometimes it takes a while to diagnose the problem, the sooner, the better.

测试和诊断猫皮肤问题

Your veterinarian has many types of tests available when it comes to cat dermatology issues, 如:

  • One common test is to collect some of the material in the ear and look at it under a microscope.
  • Your vet can also take a small scraping of the hair follicles or the debris on the skin and look at it under a microscope. 他们会找螨虫, yeast or bacteria or certain types of cells to determine the cause of the discomfort.
  • Ringworm is a common cat skin condition that can be transmitted to children or adults, so this is something that needs to be diagnosed and treated immediately.

 

T在这里 are many things your veterinarian will be looking at to determine what is the most appropriate treatment.

治疗猫皮肤状况

Getting a diagnosis from your veterinarian is the first step. It depends upon what we are dealing with and it may take time to get to the correct diagnosis and treatment.

  • If you are dealing with fleas, your vet will treat for flea control.
  • If you are dealing with food allergies, your vet may have to switch your cat’s food.
  • Your vet may have to use an immune modulating medication to suppress allergic response in your cat.
  • Anti-itch medications may be used to make your cat feel more comfortable.
  • If ringworm is present, antifungal medication will be prescribed.
  • Some medications must be injected by a veterinarian while other medication can be administered by you at home.

 

It is important that you work with your veterinarian to accurately describe the symptoms of cat skin conditions. Then, your vet will perform a thorough exam and recommend the appropriate treatment.

预约一个猫咪皮肤科的预约

Schedule an appointment with your veterinarian as soon as you notice any changes in your cat’s 梳理 behavior, 过度发痒, 或者如果你注意到红色, 猫的皮肤上有鳞片. Cat skin conditions can quickly worsen becoming more difficult and costly to treat. Early detection and treatment is key in the fight against cat skin problems. Schedule an exam with a veterinarian from 声望动物医院 by calling (909) 453-4213.

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