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Reducing Skin Scarring

hairlesskovu

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Hi Everyone!
My bambino kitten Kovu has been having issues with allergies. He would get really bad rashes and pimples that would eventually bleed, scab, and scar. We have the allergy under control now, thankfully. However, he has been left with pretty bad scarring. His cheeks that were once pink are a blackish/grey and he has spots on his body. I am wondering if anyone knows any ways to reduce the appearance of the scarring? Thanks!
 

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These guys heal fast, so hopefully the scarring will be minimal. Do you have pics to share? For any future topical skin issues I recommend this



BTW welcome to Sphynxlair!!! @hairlesskovu
 

hairlesskovu

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Hi Everyone!
My bambino kitten Kovu has been having issues with allergies. He would get really bad rashes and pimples that would eventually bleed, scab, and scar. We have the allergy under control now, thankfully. However, he has been left with pretty bad scarring. His cheeks that were once pink are a blackish/grey and he has spots on his body. I am wondering if anyone knows any ways to reduce the appearance of the scarring? Thanks!

This is a picture from before the allergy was completely under control. But you can see the major discolouration of his cheek. The second is pre allergy flair up so you can see the difference
 

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Yoda mom

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@hairlesskovu , awhhhh
Glad you got the allergies under control
Can you share what it was and what treatment helped?

I like the vetericyn spray too and like it is non toxic -
My adoptee had severe discoloration (from sunning )
His skin healed on its own in several months -


Keep us updated often
Head smooches sent
 

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When you bath your baby do you use shampoo or coconut oil on their face? We have seen where some just don’t rinse them well enough and seems like overnight they get a thick scab like layer on them. Does it flake off or come off if you gently rub with a warm wet cloth?
 

hairlesskovu

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Im o glad to hear a lot of it skin discolouration goes away on it's own with these little guys.

We werent able to pin point the allergy unfortunately. We narrowed it down to something in his food. Everything we tried to switch him to upset his tummy. So finally we found a food that didnt upset it and now hes on anti histamines.
 

hairlesskovu

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I dont use coconut oil. I didnt qant to add anything to his skin while we were trying to figure out the allergy. Maybe I should start?
 

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@hairlesskovu
you can ask your vet if the coconut oil would be beneficial . I had thought about it too with my boys discoloration and then opted not too bcz I didn't want him to try to start over grooming licking rubbing thst could create more of a problem .
So monitored closely and let his skin do its natural thing amd healed up .
I attached a gotcha day pic of his skin pigmentation per vet check from (over sunbathing) This totally cleared on its own
Please let us know what food and antihistamine worked for your baby :)

Positive vibes and head smooches
Following closely for updates
 

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I wouldn’t put anything on it. I only use baby wipes on our cats heads and a dot of coconut oil only on their noses.
 
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