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Inflammation of the Soft Tissues in a Cat's Mouth

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Treatment

 

Antibiotics have been proven effective in reducing inflammation of a cat's oral cavity. In some cases, teeth will need to be surgically removed to reduce the inflammation. Teeth cleaning and proper dental and oral health should also ensure a quick recovery and good health for the cat.

 

Prevention

 

To prevent inflammation, your veterinarian may recommend that you rinse or brush your cat's mouth. There are also some topical ointments that can be used to reduce or prevent inflammation of the cat's gums.

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