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Help! Wondering if this is ringworm

MeggyandHazel

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Hey all! Hazel has been licking away at this area on her leg for the last week and a half. The vet is coming on the weekend but I worry that it’s ringworm. The area is quite dry and when she licks it the wounds become more red. Could it be an allergy? Thanks!
 

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Catzzzmeow

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It does not look like typical ringworm to me. Glad your vet is coming…my guess is an allergy.
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This is great to have on hand for many skin issues ne not toxic if ingested. Has anything changed…new clothes, new detergent etc? @MeggyandHazel Is it only in that one area?
 

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@MeggyandHazel , hugs n positive vibes for Hazel. agree it doesnt look like typical ringworm.

change of food, treats, litter??

glad you have a vet coming to check, wish my vet did home visits, so much less stress , keep us updated.

check rest of her body, underarms, belly for any other areas? the vetericyn shared above is kept on hand by many of us. I like it is non toxic.

 

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@Catzzzmeow @Yoda mom

Hey! Thanks for your responses! I have been trying Vetericyn but it hasn't been doing too much unfortunately. The vet today recommended me steroid cream so I'm hoping that works! I haven't changed anything in the house but annoyingly my flatmates have been burning scented candles--and she seems to be itchy all over now.
 

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@MeggyandHazel , gald you talked with your vet. keep an eye out if she licks the area after cream applied. what cream did vet prescribe? some use a soft collar cone (little flower cone can get on amazon)

can you ask flatmates to stop burning the scented candles and see if it helps?
 
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