Q. My Senior cat has an abscess which is constantly draining. She has a good appetite and does not seem in pain. Can I bathe her with this open wound?

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A. The abscess and surrounding area could be washed with a disinfectant suitable for surgical and open wounds such as diluted chlorhexidine but I recommend she also gets treatment for the abscess and may require an extended course of antibiotics if it is not possible to surgically clean and drain lesion

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