Q. My 5 month old kitten has clear vaginal discharge. What is it and how do I treat it?

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A. Clear vaginal discharge in a 5 month old kitten is most likely caused by vaginitis (infection of the vagina). Those infections are usually treated with antibiotics, in some cases they can be persistent but usually resolve after the first year of life. I would recommend taking her to a vet to get it checked if it's been there for more than a week.

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