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Dr Scott Nimmo
Dr Scott Nimmo, Small Animal Veterinary Surgeon.
Category: Vet
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Experience:  BVMS, MRCVS. { Glasgow UK }
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Hi My Birman kitten was neutered on Tuesday. The scar from

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Hi My Birman kitten was neutered on Tuesday. The scar from her wound is raised and quite hard, although clean. Can I do anything to relieve the swelling, eg bathe with warm salted water? She is off her food a little too. I would appreciate your advice.
Submitted: 4 years ago.
Category: Vet
Expert:  Dr. Peter replied 4 years ago.
Welcome and thanks for asking your question. My name is Dr. Peter I am a licensed veterinarian. I am happy to answer your question today. First I need to ask you a few questions to be well informed and give you the best advice.

1- Is she licking the wound?
2- Any redness or discharge from the wound?
3- Is she lethargic?

There may be a slight delay between your follow ups and my replies as I type out a thorough reply for you.

Customer: replied 4 years ago.

Thank you, sorry I did not reply, but she is OK, much better, eating etc. Case of owner in panic unnecessarily!

Expert:  Dr. Peter replied 4 years ago.
Great Wendy, happy to learn she is doing better.

You're welcome.

Dr. Peter