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My cat bit me and now it is raised and itchy what has happens ?

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Dr. Dominic Riganotti
Internal Medicine - Infectious Disease

In brief: Cate bite

Bites from cats are polymicrobial, with a mix of aerobes and anaerobes.
Common aerobic pathogens in cat bites include Streptococcus species (including Streptococcus pyogenes), Staphylococcus species, especially S. aureus and Moraxella. But Pasteurella multocida, a small cocco-baccilus is very very possible. You should see your PCP if it does not inprove in the next 48 hours.

In brief: Cate bite

Bites from cats are polymicrobial, with a mix of aerobes and anaerobes.
Common aerobic pathogens in cat bites include Streptococcus species (including Streptococcus pyogenes), Staphylococcus species, especially S. aureus and Moraxella. But Pasteurella multocida, a small cocco-baccilus is very very possible. You should see your PCP if it does not inprove in the next 48 hours.
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