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A friend of mines kitten has a swollen bottom and Diarrhea, sometimes constipated.

A friend of mine obtained a small kitten a while back she seems to be healthy other then some flea problems from the place we first got her from, which we figured since she was dirty she would most likely carry some kind of worm but we would not be able to take the kitten to see a vet until he gets his paycheck Friday. But I believe just 3 days ago my friend noticed that her vagina had become swollen and inflamed, along with that so her behind has became an angry red. She was still nursing from the Mother when we got her we are not sure if she was really even eating solids yet, and wonder if that could be causing her diarrhea. I am at a loss of what might have cause her swollen girl parts, if anyone might have an idea what might be wrong with her or just how to lessen the irritation of her skin until she receives vet care it would be greatly welcomed. Also she does clean the area a lot and some times even drags it.

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  • melisa martinmelisa martin Waynesburg, KYMember Posts: 4
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    Are you talking about mange? There is medican for that, you put it on their body. You can get it at the vet or a local feed store.
  • Debra SnyderDebra Snyder Member Posts: 5
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    You said the kitten had fleas so she probably is infested inside with worms. Which could be causing the anal itching and licking. If she is not treated anyone in contact with her bottom end could be passed worms.,(including adults & children). Needs to see vet immediately. Deworming is very cheap!! I used to work for a vet.
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