Discoloration issues

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  1. Lady Godiva

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    Hey Everyone,

    I was hoping I could get some advice. I've had Lady Godiva for 4 years and she developed this brownish mark that spreads. I took her to the doctor, and they gave me a steroid spray and it went away for a few months but then it came back and started spreading.

    I took her to another doctor and she noticed a slight pinkish rash around the brownish Mark and she gave me a cream and antibiotics. It went away again but then came back.

    I don't want to put her on antibiotics all the time has anyone seen this before? Is there something natural I can do to help her with it? She does not lick it very much only to clean but it is not obsessive. She is eating drinking, and playing fine. It starts off as a small brownish spot and then spreads here is a picture of it.

    Thank you everyone in advance for any advice you may have.
     

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      We have another member who recently posted a skin discoloration as well. Here are what some others recommended from that thread What are these spots on my kitten?

      Some said that the litter might be a possible issue due to discoloration only being on the belly area.
       
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        @Lady Godiva
        What was the actual diagnosis at the vet ?
        Did they mention yeast ?

        Healing vibes sent

        Some kitties get yeast infections from certain litters like worlds best litter.
        Corn based litters from what I have read -
        Please keep us updated often

        ,any of us have switched to unscented litter
        Dr elseys unscented and a few others are popular
         
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        I believe she did mention possible yeast growth with outer border inflammation.
         
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          Here is a litter poll thread

          What brand cat litter do you use?


          What brand litter do you use? Just s thought

          Here is a skin thread
          Sphynx Skin Conditions

          Head smooches to Lady Godiva Amd healing vibes you get to the bottom of what is going on with your sweetie

          Please update us often
           
        • Lady Godiva

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          I use Fresh step unscented, but I've tried I think it was a walnut litter too.
           
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          Fresh step, and thank you!
           
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            Personally , I would try slowly transitioning to an unscented litter
            Hopefully that would bring relief

            I never had Senstive kitties to food and litter like I do with Sphynx

            They keep us on our toes that's for sure

            Definitely keep us updated with your vets diagnosis and treatment plan
            It will be beneficial to other members too
             
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            Thank you, will do!
             
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