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Eosinophilic Granuloma and still a UTI?
Hi effurryone. Sorry in advance if this is long...
Meowmy is worried about me today. She woke up this afternoon (She works nights) and I have a pinkish yellow nodule on my bottom lip!
I\'ve been on Clavamox for a UTI for a little over a week now. Meowmy wondered if this might be a bad side effect 0f the Clavamox so she immediately went online to check and found out that it isn\'t. She took some pictures of my lip and called my grandmeowmy (I lived with her before my Meowmy) to ask if I\'d ever had this kinda thing before, which I haven\'t. So... she went back online and found pictures of other kitties with nodules that look just like mine. They all have Eosinophilic Granuloma. So, meowmy called the ER vet and described my mouth to them. They said that it sounds like I have that too. They said if I get worse to bring me in, but the fact that I\'m already on antibiotics is a good thing. Meowmy is going to take me in to see my vet on Monday. I hate the vet!!!
Anyway, I\'m acting the same as I was before this, still eathing my crunchies, drinking, and playing like normal. Meowmy is trying to figure out what I might be allergic to that would cause this condition. She had a package of bottled water on the floor and I kept insisting on licking it, I love to do that! Could that be the cause?? We don\'t know. She put the package of water in another room just in case. I don\'t go outside and I\'m not eating a new food. Riley and I have been on California Natural since right after the pet food recall happened. Does any one else have an idea as to what might cause this?
From what meowmy has read this is treated by removing the allergen and steroids. Does that sound correct?
As for my UTI, Meowmy isn\'t sure that it\'s better because when she came home from work this morning there was pee on her bed! However, my urine smells less strong and is more of a clear yellowish color. Meowmy was hoping that I would stop peeing on the bed now that I\'m on antibiotics. Have they not had enough time to work or should I have meowmy talk to the vet about possibly switching to Baytril?
Meowmy and I would really appreciate any other cats thoughts. She will take me to the vet on Monday (Unless I get worse and then I\'m going to the ER), but would feel better if she could hear from other kitties that might know about this.
Many purrs and thanks,
Jasper P. Cat