Rash Question

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  1. kdmotter

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    Had anyone seen rashes like this before? This is a kitten I'm hoping to pick up next month :( at first it was thought to be a protein allergy, so diet was changed to no avail. It's not contagious, as he's the only one in the litter to have it. Any experience with this out there? The breeder's vet wants to biopsy, but I'd like to avoid that if at all possible! The one on the far right looks the worst to me. I thought maybe ringworm, but none of the others have it!

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      Goodness! I haven’t a clue what that is. I’d let the vet do a skin scraping to find out. Any other members recognize this?
       
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        Ouch that looks painful. I would go for a biopsy or skin scrapping test to find out what it is. Maybe it's a skin disease like uticaria pigmentosa.
        Fingers crossed the vet finds out what it is and can start a treatment
         
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        It's been nixed as fungus our ringworm which was my first thought!

        How would hormones affect male kittens!



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          Hormones are not female specific. Testosterone is a male hormone. Not a vet, but just sharing what we have seen...maybe you can share with your vet.
           
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            @kdmotter ((hugs )) and positive vibes you get a vet diagnosis amd treatment plan for your baby .
            Here is another link with similar pics
            Strange Skin condition - no fungus, no ringworm

            Is there a veterinary university to consult with in your area?
            Your vet may be able to refer you to a dermatologist specialist for your boy .
            So sorry you are going thru this

            I would ask a specialist to rule out hormonal and or uticaria pigmentosa ?
            Will be following closely

            Also, recently a member posted about a skin issue -
            Turned out it was a reaction to Gain Pods Laundry detergent .
            She switched to a Dreft laundry product and it cleared up

            Have you changed laundry detergents? Fabric softeners?

            Hopeful a biopsy will give a diagnosis