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What should I do if my cat aggressively bit me

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Dr. Yash Khanna
56 years experience Family Medicine
WrongQuestionForSite: On this site we answer and discuss Medical conditions/problems in humans.We are not qualified to treat Cats.Ask this question to a Vetrinarian or vete ... Read More
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A 25-year-old male asked:
Dr. Sewa Legha
49 years experience Medical Oncology
No, not really: Our immune system is very good and rejects any foreign cells that may get into our body unless they are perfectly matched genetically which is not pos ... Read More
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A 32-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Uyeda
44 years experience General Surgery
Yes, fleas : Carry diseases such as murine typhus. You need professional pest control and flea control of your cats. Ask vet for recommendation for best flea med ... Read More
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A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. Claudine nandi Lee
Specializes in General Practice
?tet tox shot: Might be wise to update your tet tox shot?
A 45-year-old female asked:
Dr. Michael Sparacino
36 years experience Family Medicine
No problem: You can tell your cat to "leggo" your eggo and eat the rest in confidence. Nothing will happen.
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A 80-year-old male asked:
Dr. Michael Kleerekoper
50 years experience Endocrinology
Worried?: Yes. Please make sure the cats are fully vaccinated and make sure that you and your grandfather are taking good care of the scratches.
A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience Psychiatry
Cat bites: Cats mouths carry harmful germs. Cat bites can easily become infected. You may require tetanus booster or medical evaluation.
A 21-year-old male asked:
Dr. Abdus Khan
29 years experience Urgent Care
See your doctor: Catbite does lead to infection and needs to be treated with antibiotics. Dont ignore it.
A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience Psychiatry
Tetanus: The cat's teeth puncture the skin. The cat often carries very dangerous germs in it's mouth.
A 21-year-old male asked:
Dr. Dominic Riganotti
24 years experience Infectious Disease
Cate bite: Bites from cats are polymicrobial, with a mix of aerobes and anaerobes. Common aerobic pathogens in cat bites include Streptococcus species (including ... Read More

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