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Got a burst abcess on tummy and mat have anothet not burst.

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Got a burst abcess on tummy and mat have anothet not burst. She seems to me licking it a lot. Wonder if she needed antibiotics. She us eating and drink and her normal self. Im in benefits and dint have any spare money but i maybe able to pay a little towards te antibiotics
JA: I'll do all I can to help. What type of animal are we talking about?
Customer: Female cat
JA: When did you first notice this? Has the cat been licking or rubbing the skin?
Customer: Today
JA: And what's the cat's name and age?
Customer: Tabitha and shes 10 in a coyoke
JA: Is there anything else the Vet should know about Tabitha?
Customer: In A couple if weeks
Submitted: 14 days ago.
Category: Vet
Expert:  Dr Megan replied 14 days ago.
Hi, I am Dr Megan and I will be helping you this evening.

Could you send me through a photo of the abscess if possible?

Expert:  Dr Megan replied 14 days ago.

How is her appetite?

Customer: replied 14 days ago.
She is eating ok.
Customer: replied 14 days ago.
Here are the photos one of the burst and an area where we think she may have another abcess
Expert:  Dr Megan replied 14 days ago.

Thanks for the photos. Yes I am worried these may be abscesses too, especially if pus came out of the areas when they burst..

However, they can also get growths or other skin lesions like this, so it’s best if she is seen by a vet tomorrow if possible. Most likely she will need antibiotics if she has been bitten or scratched by another cat to cause these abscesses/wounds.

Expert:  Dr Megan replied 14 days ago.

Are you registered with a vet ok?

Customer: replied 14 days ago.
i contact them in the morning thank you
Expert:  Dr Megan replied 14 days ago.
Ok no problem. Hope she is feeling better soon.