If an underlying cause is discovered, it is important that it be treated first. Parasites, for instance, are treated with an appropriate dewormer. Food allergies and hypersensitivities are controlled with an appropriate diet.
In cases where protein is lost from the intestines, special fluid products known as colloids may be required. Dehydration, meanwhile, must be corrected with fluid therapy.
Steroids such as prednisone or prednisolone are frequently used in treatment of eosinophilic gastroenteritis in cats. Other medications that may be necessary include anti-emetics to control vomiting and nausea.
An in-depth examination of the properties of urine; used to determine the presence or absence of illness
An increase in the number of bad white blood cells
A medical condition in which the small intestine and stomach become inflamed
The process of removing tissue to examine it, usually for medical reasons.
Relating to a disease of unknown origin, which may or may not have arisen spontaneously