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My kitten scratched the white of my eye?

My kitten scratched the white of my eye?

See doctor: Cat scratches have their own set of problems. One on the eye is of even more concern. Perhaps not a major problem but why take the chance. See your pcp, eye doctor of choice or od. If emergent, go to the er or urgent care center. ...Read more

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Kitten scratch on eyeball late this morning. Eye appointment tomorrow noon. Anything I should do in meantime?

Kitten scratch on eyeball late this morning. Eye appointment tomorrow noon. Anything I should do in meantime?

Warm packs: I would suggest warm packs to the affected eye, keep it closed go to bed early. The eyelid is a good 'patch' for the eye ...Read more

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My cat scratched my eye. What do I do ?

My cat scratched my eye. What do I do ?

Cat scratch: This depends on what part of the eye was scratched, the severity of the scratch, and whether it is infected. This should be managed by an ophthalmologist. ...Read more

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My 3 year old daughter was scratched slightly in the white party of her eye by our outdoor kitten who is up to date on all of her shots. He write is slightly red but she is not complaining about it and doesn't seem to be bothering her our getting worse. D

My 3 year old daughter was scratched slightly in the white party of her eye by our outdoor kitten who is up to date on all of her shots. He write is slightly red but she is not complaining about it and doesn't seem to be bothering her our getting worse. D

Cat scratch: You may want to check your cat for cat scratch fever ( a real disease) by bartonella, and if the cat is positive discuss with the pediatrician how to monitor your child or treat them prophylacticlaly since cat scratch fever can cause uveitis and inflammation of the eye .May anyway want topical antibiotics so no scarring occurs ...Read more

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If my cat scratches me, can I get eye cancer?

If my cat scratches me, can I get eye cancer?

No: No, but you may get a nasty infection and scar tissue that may cause vision loss, and other eye problems assuming you mean the cat scratched your eye. ...Read more

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Kitten scratched my eyeball. is it safe to use polymyxinB sulfate trimethoprim ophthalmic solution USP to make sure no infection. ?

Kitten scratched my eyeball. is it safe to use polymyxinB sulfate trimethoprim ophthalmic solution USP to make sure no infection. ?

Should be: Again, should be safe unless you have an allergy. This type of injury should be seen by an eye MD. The antibiotic drops treat only bacteria that are susceptible to them, so it certainly is not a guarantee. There are bacteria resistant to each antibiotic. Also, fungal infections are not treated with antibiotics; they have their own special medicines. ...Read more