Archive for January, 2011

What treatment can I use for mange on my cat’s ears? Some kind of antibiotic or cream?

I don’t have the money to spend on tests to find out it’s mange, when I already know what it is. Any help would be greatly appreciated, and soon is good…it has spread to her other ear.

If your cat has mange, it’s HIGHLY contagous and even YOU can get it.

Mange is an infestation of skin mites and YOU can get them from your cat. How does that sound? Fun?

There is NO home treatment for mange as it is often treated with pesticides that are given through shots.

Take your cat to the vet.

This Sort Of Mange Is Catching To Humans.

Demodex mange is a skin complaint in dogs that's due to them having a reaction to tiny parasitic mites. These mites are passed from mum to puppydog and are sometimes kept in order by the dog’s immunological response. But in some young puppies this does not occur and the mites cause inflammation, scaly inflamed skin and baldness. Does your dog suffer with mange? Mange often starts off as a local problem on the young dog’s face.

When the affected dog has Mange the living mites can lay twenty to 30 eggs. These eggs can hatch anywhere between eight to seventeen days. The different symptoms of Mange are : Hair Loss-this could be a small or a lot, Itching and scratching-This typically only happens in the areas affected, Red spots, Blisters, and Infection. There are several symptoms for each illness, condition and infection out there so it is vital if you have got any concerns or your dog is showing symptoms to find out medical aid for your cherished family pet. With all that scratching going on, it'll cause sores on the skin. The mites will reproduce and when this occurs, there'll be a strong odour coming from the area affected. The skin will also become dry, crusty, thick and wrinkled.

Your pet could also develop blisters and bleeding. A good medicated shampoo will become successful in treating this mild case of mange. It brings itching and light dandruff over the dog’s body. Sarcoptic is another kind of mange which is a bit more major, but easily treatable if diagnosed in time. This kind of mange is infectious to humans.

What are the ingredients of products for mange treatment?

Education on mange. Learn the answer to What are the ingredients of products for mange treatment? This video contains information on pet health.