General information on Sporotrichosis
Sporotrichosis is an uncommon skin infection. It is caused by fungus spores found in soil. The spores enter the body through an open break in the skin. Sporotrichosis infect humans.
Symptoms of Sporotrichosis
Symptoms of Sporotrichosis may include small lumps that appear at the site of a wound. The hair covering the lump generally falls out exposing an ulceration. In some cases, a chain of small bumps may appear beneath the skin.
Treatments for Sporotrichosis
Sporotrichosis responds well to treatments as long as it is limited to the skin and has not spread to the liver or lungs. Your vet may begin a treatment of potassium iodide, Ketoconazole or Itraconazole. These drugs can be toxic to your cat and should be used only under the close supervision of your vet.
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Sporotrichosis experience by - didi
My cat, female is on meds for 4 weeks n my vet prescribe her with antibiotics incase she has a secondary infection.
She is an outdoor cat. Her wounds looks bad n it just got bigger n deeper. It was pink last week but now it is reddish. She just had her baby 2 weeks ago. I hope she can make it.
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