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Reproductive Genetic Abnormalities in Cats



Treatment and care will depend on the condition. Some patients will present with skin conditions along with the reproductive sex disorders. In these cases local or topical treatments may provide symptomatic relief. Shampoos or oils may be helpful for topical treatment. In some cases reconstructive surgery may be used to restore a more uniform cosmetic appearance in animals with deformed reproductive organs.


The removal of an overly large clitoris (part of the female reproductive organ) may be necessary, especially if it is causing trauma to your cat. Sterilization may be necessary for the prevention of later complications, including recurring urinary tract infections.


Living and Management


Most animals recover well from surgical and other procedures that are done to improve their cosmetic and physical health. Avoiding synthetic hormones, including progesterone, estrogen, or androgen, may be advised, depending on the type of sexual development disorder your cat has.



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