posted by vers at 6:00 PM on January 26, 2007 I am so sorry your kitty is sick! NOTE: FIV and FeLV are only contagious among catsyou not catch your pet. If the level of antibodies is high, your cat may not need additional vaccines. He’s gotten better about keeping it clean. The way L-Lysine works is to halt replication of the virus. I remember my mother mixing up something just for that, but I have no clue what it was. Another one of my cats has some coughing and now HE is on Clindamycin.

I think it’s entirely possible for a cat to never have a second outbreak of symptoms if they are not stressed and fed properly and all…or to have them so rarely that it doesn’t even bear worrying about. And I hate when he sneezes on me-gross! Feline herpes is a virus that causes cold symptoms such as sneezing, congestion, a runny nose and watery eyes. Do you know what I can do for them except the vet? 10. In cats, Herpes is an upper respiratory virus (not an STD) ; it’s also called rhinotracheitis and is one of the components of the combination upper respiratorypanleukopenia (feline distemper) vaccine for kittens. Clinical manifestations in acute cases include ocular discharge, conjunctival hyperemia, and often dramatic chemosis.

Medical therapy for your cat will most likely include an antiviral drop or ointment. Bilateral: I think I have the only current case in veterinary literature of a cat who had bilateral polyps, which were discovered several months apart. Dewey. The word panleukopenia means “a decrease in white blood cells”, and that is what is seen on the bloodwork of affected cats. I received a free sample of Expeller- Pressed Certified USDA Certified Organic Virgin Coconut Oil. During the initial infection, the kitten typically shows all of the signs of an upper respiratory infection including sneezing, nasal discharge, and possibly a decreased appetite. Some people with the virus experience cold sores, which are fluid-filled blisters.

She has no green or yellow discharge, only red crust in the corner of her eyes. Dogs and cats allergies manifested unlike humans. I’m attaching a link to give you some more peach of mind. During this test, your doctor will take a swab sample of fluid from the sore and then send it to a laboratory for testing. The symptoms of feline herpes are similar in both cats and kittens. Although FHV contagious for humans is not (and human herpesvirus is not transferable for cats) may behave in a similar manner. g, adapting to a changes) andmore importantlyit’s going to be suppressed by the amino acid Lysine.

URIs are especially common in kittens, and almost all cats will have experienced an upper respiratory infection by the time they reach adulthood. The time to start brushing their teeth is when the adult teeth come in. Good luck and let us know what happens. Canker Sores Treatment; How to Help a Cat With a Sore in Its Mouth; How to Tell the Difference Between Mouth Sores; Cats can have many or just one or two. Can’t have a bunch of old pregnant bitches running around. One thing your cat can’t catch is your cold. When they are irritated, they redden and can become itchy, dry, and uncomfortable.

Should I speak to my kitten? It is estimated that 1 out of 6 people have genital herpes. According to Troyer, because they knew the genetic sequences of other viruses in different species, they were able to use techniques that they thought would detect these viruses. And among STDs, feline herpes is one of the more aggressive viruses, estimated to infect more than 90 percent of cats. Saliva, vaginal secretions or semen (including common utensils or toothbrushes): You can get herpes infected by direct skin contact with infected secretions or herpes area. Since there is no cure for feline herpes, continued Cat L-Lysine supplementation can help fight against the virus and is available without a prescription. My Cat Won’t Eat.

Can herpes be transmitted by using the razor of an infected person to shave the pubic area and legs? Depending on where your hemorrhoids are located, they are considered internal or external. It could be feline herpes, also known as feline viral rhinopneumonitis (FVR) , rhinotracheitis virus and feline herpesvirus type 1 (FHV-1) , and one of the most common causes of upper respiratory infections in cats. I believe my 2 cats have herpes virus 1, a friend said I should first try giving them Terramycin to clear their eyes up because it can also help the body fight of the virus. Because the virus is highly contagious, it is common in catteries, shelters and multi-cat households. If the primary (or initial) causes symptoms of infection with HSV-1 orally, can be very painful, they are especially in young children.