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ElinOline

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Hello!
My sphynx Mika has gotten a rash, or more like bumps under her "armpits" and stomach. I have been to the vet with her and she thought it was some kind of allergy. She is her normal self, playful, eating normal. No diarrhea either, just bumps on her skin.
So I am wondering if someone has seen anything similar before and if its a certain type of allergy, or if its something else?

She has been on one round of the medicines the vet subscribed (prednisolon and antirobe vet), and now I have started the second as the bumps came back just a few days after we ended the first round.

Thanks!
 

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Hello!
My sphynx Mika has gotten a rash, or more like bumps under her "armpits" and stomach. I have been to the vet with her and she thought it was some kind of allergy. She is her normal self, playful, eating normal. No diarrhea either, just bumps on her skin.
So I am wondering if someone has seen anything similar before and if its a certain type of allergy, or if its something else?

She has been on one round of the medicines the vet subscribed (prednisolon and antirobe vet), and now I have started the second as the bumps came back just a few days after we ended the first round.

Thanks!
Has she had these as of recent? Also, did you change anything recently, food, water/ food dishes, litter? Did the bumps go away when taking the medication the vet prescribed?
 

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She started to get the bumps about 2 weeks ago. Haven't changed anything recently. The bumps go away with the medicine yes. The "worst" picture was before we went to the vet, the others was taken today.
I've changed the litter as we thought that could be the reason, but no change with the bumps really. We have also washed all her blankets (with hypoallergenic detergent) and taken away her cat cave, but she still got the bumps back after the first round of medicines.
 

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Hello!
My sphynx Mika has gotten a rash, or more like bumps under her "armpits" and stomach. I have been to the vet with her and she thought it was some kind of allergy. She is her normal self, playful, eating normal. No diarrhea either, just bumps on her skin.
So I am wondering if someone has seen anything similar before and if its a certain type of allergy, or if its something else?

She has been on one round of the medicines the vet subscribed (prednisolon and antirobe vet), and now I have started the second as the bumps came back just a few days after we ended the first round.

Thanks!
I am almost wondering if it is a food allergy, I found one thread similar to your situation, try a good search here on the site for more info.

http://sphynxlair.com/community/threads/help-with-skin-allergies.9147/
 

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Sending (( healing Hugs)) lots of good info given
 

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Are you using world's best cat litter? It is very bad for this and yeast infections
on the skin. But, I believe it's some type of allergy.
 

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Thank you so much! I'm apparently bad at searching in older posts, because I've would never have found those by myself! :) Also now I have some more info and suggestions on what it might be, I will bring it with me tomorrow when I go to the vet :)
 

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@ElinOline , checking in on Mika- hope to hear good news update on the bumps and the vet's diagnosis-
 

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@ElinOline , checking in on Mika- hope to hear good news update on the bumps and the vet's diagnosis-
Hey! The vet didn't know exactly what it was, and gave 2 more weeks With the medicine, just to see if it would Clear up. I'm going back for a check up on thursday, and I must say Mika is better but still have red bumps on her stomac :( The vet said that we would either do elimination process and/or bloodwork if it lasted, but not at the same time because then it will be harder to know whats causing it. So basically everything is the same, but will see on thursday what she sais then! :)
 
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@ElinOline , continued healing hugs for Mika -
sounds like the medication is starting to clear things up :) hope the tummy bumps are healing as well soon and get good news on the thurs follow up at the vet

What medicine did the vet give Mika?
 

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@ElinOline , continued healing hugs for Mika -
sounds like the medication is starting to clear things up :) hope the tummy bumps are healing as well soon and get good news on the thurs follow up at the vet

What medicine did the vet give Mika?
She gave Mika prednisolon and antirobe vet, basically cortisone and antibiotics :) We also have a special shampoo for the skin when we bathe her :)
 

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An update on Mika :) She still has her bumps but thats because she had to be taken off the meds. The vet wanted to take a biopsy of her skin, and then Mika can't have had any cortisone or medication the previous 10-14 days :)

The biopsy was taken yesterday, aswell with blood tests that will be sent to allergytesting :)
We have also changed her litter and litterbox to the peewee system with wood pellets (very happy with it), but it hasnt made a difference to her skin. But always nice with a natural type of litter :)

Yesterday we changed her food aswell, from Sphynx Royal Canin to Hills Prescription diet D/Z, that we will use for 6-8 weeks before we start adding more ingredients to her diet :)

We will get the results of the biopsy and the blood next week :) Will give another update after that ;)
 

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Sending healing ((hugs)) to Mika and look forward to a positive update
 
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