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  • Symptoms
  • At home, you may be able to diagnose your cat's symptoms by examining its skin for lesions, pustules, and sores. (wikihow.com)
  • clinical
  • Medicated shampoos, like Clinical Care, and shampoos that contain benzoyl peroxide are a great way to treat and clean infected areas on cats that have mild infections. (wikihow.com)
  • common
  • The infection may occur virtually anywhere on the body, but is more common in areas that are shaved or covered by clothes that are tight and not exposed to air. (skincareguide.com)
  • lesions
  • Feel and examine the skin for itchy, red skin lesions, pustules (pimples), hair loss, open draining sores, and epidermal collarettes, i.e., a circular lesion with a circular rim containing scales or peeling edges. (wikihow.com)
  • If your cat has skin folds, make sure to look under the skin folds for lesions, pustules, and sores. (wikihow.com)
  • cause
  • If your cat began itching before the infection developed, then the cause of the infection is most likely environmental. (wikihow.com)
  • If your cat began itching the affected area after it developed, then the cause of the infection is most likely due to internal factors. (wikihow.com)