Treatment for a cat with gingivitis and Feline Herpes virus

In this situation, touch-up treatments may be necessary for maintenance. I’m one of those with throat pain but no heartburn. Within two days on another antibiotic (clindamycin), the mouth and genital blisters faded away. It’s also why we don’t (or shouldn’t) give you an antibiotic for an illness like a cold that isn’t likely to be bacterial: the antibiotic will kill off susceptible bacteria, leaving bacteria that are resistant to that antibiotic and which can cause a later infection — and one that won’t respond to the previous antibiotic. Using a daily moisturizer without any synthetic additives, such as petroleum jelly, can also help alleviate the symptoms. Proctitis is a term used to describe irritation of the rectum lining (known as the rectal mucosa). Firstly it is really important to try and avoid flare ups of FHV by ensuring your cat is well, calm and up to date with his or her vaccines.

Honey has antisceptic, antibacterial, and anti-inflammatory properties. It is caused by herpes simplex virus. It often attacks only one eye, producing a lopsided squint. As to the gingivitis, this treatment depends completely on how well you can handle your cat. For those cats not protected by vaccination, the symptoms can vary depending on the cat’s age and the strength of their immune system. The next morning, Chandler was relieved to learn Woody would not need surgery. There is also a range of combined steroid/antibiotic preparations, such as Fucidin H or Fucibet, which address the infection as well as the eczema.

She removed it. She has never had a fever, her lungs are clear, her eyes are clear, and there are no other symptoms other than the bilateral nose discharge and sneezing. Fortunately, this is still a relatively rare strain. I’ve had Twinkle for 4 years and she’s been dealing with this illness since the day I got her. But when a friend offered her house in Sausalito for several days over our anniversary, we thought, why not? 4) Yes, I have other advice/suggestions. There may be links to a family or personal history of the other atopic diseases such as asthma and hay fever.


It is caused by the herpes simplex virus. These are some of the most likely causes, and they may lead you straight into a diagnosis of a vaginal yeast infection. While most germs have first and last names, those that are well known are often called by their first names only. Is there any other treatment that you could suggest? Near the end of my course of antibiotics, I started to have a really sever increase in urinary frequency again, just as I had the past summer. The claritin has no flavor, so it’s easier for them to take, but some cats do better on zyrtec. Kitties acquire chlamydophila infections from direct contact with an infected animal’s sneeze or cough.

Within two days on another antibiotic (clindamycin), the mouth and genital blisters faded away. Cats in multi-cat households, breeding facilities, rescues and out door cats are more likely to obtain the infection. Using an intrauterine device (IUD – see section on contraception) may also trigger BV. Has the virus ever caused serious problems? Within two days on another antibiotic (clindamycin), the mouth and genital blisters faded away. As to the gingivitis, this treatment depends completely on how well you can handle your cat. These include occasional cold sores around the mouth.

Subjects who used sunscreen were protected. Chlamydia is caused by a bacterium called Chlamydia trachomatis. It is important to know that even if there are no visible signs of damage to the fallopian tubes, a past chlamydia infection can cause subtle damage to the lining of the fallopian tubes which reduces fertility. For many people it can be a lowered immune system and if you are feeling down in the dumps, it is likely that your herpes will breakout. Other possible primary problems include Bordetella and chlamydial bacterial infections and calicivirus infections. If eyesight loss is severe, you may need a corneal transplant to restore your eyesight. The most common way is direct contact with an infected cat or particles from an infected cat.

Further more, in spite of the latex protection, if the herpes outbreak isn’t covered by the latex, it can still spread. We’re talking with Dr. The main agents of infections are the herpesvirus and calicivirus, together accounting for about 90% of infections. It can occur on and off, for months to years. I only took 4 pills when this started. The clear outer capsule of your pet’s eye is called the cornea. Dear Dr.

I am looking for information on the way to get ahold of L Lysine, in what form to buy it, how much to use, etc. My Perla has been dealing with a very, very bad herpes virus that just won’t let go.