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41902Re: [FH] Hair loss on nose?

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  • Ana Gutierrez
    Apr 4, 2011
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      Ringworm is actually microscopial fungi, and it has chitin on their cell
      walls, which glow under uv light. In a dark room just light Chloe's nose....
      if the bald part is brilliant, then it is ringworm (hope not).
      I think it is an important issue that should be discarded

      Best,
      Ana


      On Mon, Apr 4, 2011 at 1:57 PM, jjhobbie <jjhobbie@...> wrote:

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      >
      > No, but I could get one. Is that would it could be? How do I use the light
      > to determine that? Thanks!
      >
      >
      > --- In feline-heart@yahoogroups.com, Ana Gutierrez <anagtz@...> wrote:
      > >
      > > Do you have ultraviolet/black light to discard ringworm?
      > > Ana
      > >
      > >
      > > On Mon, Apr 4, 2011 at 1:40 PM, jjhobbie <jjhobbie@...> wrote:
      > >
      > > >
      > > >
      > > > Over the last month or so, I have noticed my cat, Chloe, has lost hair
      > on
      > > > her nose. It is NOT red, irritated or scabbed. It does not bother her
      > and
      > > > she doesn't scratch it. It just looks a little bald but now I notice a
      > > > little bit of fuzz growing back on it. Has anyone else experienced
      > this? She
      > > > has been on a lot of meds for her HCM over the last 2 years and I was
      > > > wondering if this had something to do with it? I don't want to drive
      > her 45
      > > > min to the vet unless she absolutely has to go because it stresses her
      > out
      > > > so terribly.
      > > > Thanks,
      > > > Jackie
      > > >
      > > >
      > > >
      > >
      > >
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