Animal Care

Subcutaneous mite in cats - treatment, symptoms, causes of infection

It happens that in the pet's body, the owners notice small purulent wounds, hair loss in the places of appearance of rashes, the allocation of scabs of pimples, and the appearance of itching, characterized by constant scratching. Someone believes that it's just bitten by fleas, and someone starts

immediately panicking and fleeing to the pharmacy for all sorts of acaricidal drugs. To begin with, it is necessary to determine what happens to the animal, to carry out an examination of smears in the veterinary clinic and only then to treat it. If diagnosed - a subcutaneous mite, it is necessary to understand what it is. And to those who have not faced a similar problem, you need to know the symptoms of the disease, the methods of detection and treatment.

Subcutaneous mite in cats treatment, symptoms, causes of infection Subcutaneous mite in cats treatment, symptoms, causes of infection

Subcutaneous mite

Subcutaneous mite in cats - the disease is quite serious. To put the exact diagnosis and, accordingly, correctly to appoint treatment it is possible only after definition of a specific type of this parasite. All currently known species can cause the following diseases in animals:

  • sarcoptosis;
  • Notoedroz;
  • Demodex;
  • Haylethyeliosis;
  • Trombuculosis.

Sarcopthosis occurs predominantly in dogs, and thrombuccosis has never been observed in animals in the CIS countries. Demodecosis - occurs quite rarely in cats, but is a serious disease in the sense of prolonged treatment( more than 6 months).So in case of detecting the first symptoms of the disease, you will be helped by a veterinarian, which can be called up in a short time in a house.

Causes of Infection by

There are a lot of reasons why a pet can get infected. The main and most widespread - contact with a sick animal. Do not forget that a person can put a tick on himself. A cat can pick up a disease after communicating with someone else's cats or dogs. Pupils who are in unsanitary conditions, undertake vitamins and minerals are also susceptible to the disease. High-risk groups include old cats, animals with similar skin diseases, poorly managed pupils, and pets with impaired immunity.

Subcutaneous mite in cats treatment, symptoms, causes of infection

Symptoms of subcutaneous mite

First of all, on the skin of the pet there are pustular rashes, there is a splitting of the skin, its irritation, resulting in a cat experiencing discomfort and itching and begins to constantly itch. In areas affected by rashes, begins to lace the coat, forming small bumps. If these symptoms are not dangerous to humans, the appearance of a dandelion pet may have negative consequences for the host who has been in contact with diseased animals. With the progression of the disease and the lack of treatment, the cat becomes sluggish, the wool fails and falls out. At the same time, the skin becomes nacreous and unevenly covered with purulent vials. This is due to the fact that the mite leaves the products of its life under the skin, making new moves. A peculiar detection of a tick, a method that makes it possible to verify exactly in demodex, is compression of the fold of the skin from all sides in a place with a pearl tint. If, as a result, a mite with 4 cliches and a long narrow body can be seen, it must be pulled out. And the cat is immediately delivered to the veterinary clinic.

Treatment of

After the determination of a specific type of tick is applied by a stroke, an individual treatment, including injections, vitamins, drops, mucus, is prescribed. It is also recommended to redeem a pet using a special shampoo against dermatitis. After bathing, apply the usual oil( linen, olive) to the affected areas. Wait until the oil is completely absorbed - about 6 hours. Be sure to ensure that the pet does not lick the affected areas of the skin. Already after drying the oil should be treated with the skin of a pet preparations, which was prescribed by the veterinarian. It can be like an ointment: amidel-gel, safdermeum, cytioate, amitrazine;both different rasters or drugs purchased in the pharmacy for people, for example, sulfuric ointment. In addition, you should give your pet vitamins and immune-enhancing drugs. It is necessary to feed the pupil with balanced food, to give mineral water, so that the cat as soon as possible regains its strength.

Remember - the correct diagnosis can be put only by a qualified doctor, therefore in no case can self-medication be taken! And all of the above information is only for informational purposes!