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Treatment and care varies, depending on the underlying cause of the condition. Various medications and procedures may be prescribed based on your pet's individual diagnosis.
Frequent examinations of symptoms are important to ensuring the success of the treatment. If the underlying cause of alopecia is successfully determined and treated, the prognosis is good. Many causes of feline symmetrical alopecia – such as fleas – can be controlled.
There are many underlying causes that may lead to feline symmetrical alopecia, some of which may be prevented. To avoid alopecia due to flea infestation, for example, regular use of flea powder may prove useful.
A gland found in the neck of humans and animals that secretes glands responsible for metabolic rate, calcitonin, and others.
A type of parasitic worm; it is flat and made up of segments
A gland that aids in both digestive and insulin functions
Any type of arachnid excluding ticks
The prediction of a disease’s outcome in advance