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My cat has some small area of bleeding halfway between the

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Hi. My cat has some small area of bleeding halfway between the ear entry canal and eye
JA: Hi there. I'll do all I can to help. How badly is the cat bleeding? When did this start?
Customer: It's very small bleeding that has pooled up in the area, it's about 5mm in diameter with another few dried spots next to it I have only noticed it today
JA: What's the cat's name and age?
Customer: His name is ***** ***** he is 1yr 3months old
JA: Is there anything else the Vet should know about Romeo?
Customer: He is an indoor cat and has never been outdoors
Submitted: 19 days ago.
Category: Cat
Customer: replied 19 days ago.
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Customer: replied 19 days ago.
He is eating and drinking normally, using his litter tray. He isn't showing signs of being distressed or uncomfortable
Customer: replied 19 days ago.
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Expert:  Dr L Simmon replied 19 days ago.
Hello, you are through to Dr Linda, a UK based vet.
What a sweet boy.
Thank you for this clear photo of Romeo.
This looks like a mild dermatitis and, in this area, it is often associated with an allergy to fleas, dust mites or food. Other considerations would include ear mites.Ideally, he would see a vet to examine the skin and take a swab so specific treatment can be started.At home, ensure he is up to date with a good quality parasite prevention. Even indoor cats get fleas.Prevent rubbing with a buster collar if needed.Consider feeding a hypoallergenic diet from a ceramic bowl. It may take a few weeks to notice improvement.You can bathe the skin with saline daily.If worsening or he is very irritated, his vet can prescribe anti itch medicine.I do hope this helps.
Customer: replied 19 days ago.
Ok that is helpful thank you
Expert:  Dr L Simmon replied 19 days ago.
Happy to help!