Question by  llelee82 (10)

What are the causes of feline miliary dermatitis?


Answer by  sanityrose (2664)

Feline miliary dermatitis is a condition/symptom caused by a variety of illnesses and disorders. Among the causes is fungal, yeast, and bacterial infections. Feline allergies can also cause the miliary dermatitis. In Addition, it can emerge in response to mites, tick bites, fleas, and lice. Finally, immune, hormonal, and nutritional disorders can also cause the miliary dermatitis.


Answer by  Rich76 (57)

Feline miliary dermatitis, a condition characterized by rashes and intense itching in cats, can have multiple cause. It can be caused by malnutrition, allergies, or bug bites, especially flea bites.


Answer by  Esme (535)

Feline miliary dermatitis also known as scabby cat disease is characterized by red crusty bumps around the neck, head and back of the cats with intense itching. The lesions have a millet seed type of appearance. It is caused by many factors like flea bite hypersensitivity, bacterial infection, fungal infection, yeast infection, poor diet, food allergies, hormonal imbalance and mange.


Answer by  Meowzer (392)

By far the most common cause of feline miliary dermatitis are allergies. One of the most frequent being food allergies, one of the main food allergens being corn. Other causes can be infections ranging from bacterial to fungal or yeast as well as parasites, fleas, mites or lice.


Answer by  sue24 (36)

Feline miliary dermatitis is not a disease, but a set of symptoms. Causes include; allergies, infections (fungal, yeast, bacterial), autoimmune diseases, nutritional or hormonal disorders, and parasitic infections.


Answer by  jtpaag (473)

The collected symptoms of an array of cat diseases: bacterial, fungal, yeast and parasitic infections, autoimmune diseases and nutritional disorders.


Answer by  cathstuff (238)

Papulocrustous dermatitis is really a symptom that could be caused by a number of underlying problems. It might be from a parasitic, bacterial, fungal or yeast infection or could be caused by a disease, allergy, hypersensitivity or nutritional deficiency. The most common cause is a hypersensitivity to flea bites. All cases should be checked by a qualified vet.


Answer by  jordandevers (318)

Causes of Feline miliary dermatitis include hypersensitivity to flea bites, ringworm, yeast infections, allergies; food intolerance, food allergy, or inhalant, mites, mange,poor diet, immune mediated diseases, drug hypersensitivity and hormonal/endocrine disorder.


Answer by  katharine (3981)

Causes can include allergies, including food allergies, allergies to pollen, flea allergies, etc. , fungal infections, bacterial infections, yeast infections, autoimmune diseases, sensitivity to internal parasites, parasitic infections from lice or mice, hormonal abnormalities, or nutritional disorders.

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