Symptoms of Stomatitis in Cats

Typically, the symptoms of stomatitis expressed clearly enough.

In addition to ulcers in the mouth, which can cause a variety of forms and effects of tissue destruction, disease manifests itself as follows:

  • The cat is lost or significantly reduced appetite and food she chews with difficulty or to one side.
  • There is a growing thirst.
  • Increased salivation may be observed in the animal wet chin and foam at the corners of the mouth.
  • The gums and oral mucosa greatly inflamed, visible hemorrhagic foci of inflammation may be present serous plaque.
  • Bad breath. Because activity in oral pathogens observed saliva and tissue destruction, and is accompanied by an unpleasant odor

In ulcerative stomatitis animal watching copious salivation (drooling), halitosis (bad breath), redness of the gums and mucous membranes of the mouth, not eating. In the language can be found dull whitish plaque, and gingival mucosa, and the inner surface of the upper and lower lips say typical ulcerative lesions. In spaniels and poodles are sometimes inflammation of the corners of his mouth.

Contribute to the emergence of advanced stage of catarrhal stomatitis, the impact of spore-forming anaerobic infections (clostridia), caries and tartar (in old animals).

Improper treatment of peptic ulcer or no form of inflammation capable switch to gangrenous. Gangrenous format is a form of severe acute stomatitis, which is characterized by progressive autolysis (decomposition) mucosa, submucosal tissue of the gums, tongue and cheeks.

Symptoms of gangrenous inflammation is deep tissue damage of the oral cavity - limited ulcerative defects with brownish-greenish patina loose, very bad breath, may increase the mandibular lymph nodes. The animal, as with other forms of stomatitis, refuses to eat, and he has a profuse salivation. Gangrenous stomatitis develops at the deterioration in the body's natural resistance against infectious and toxic or traumatic lesions of the oral mucosa.

The emergence of papillomatous stomatitis contributes to HPV infection. It manifested as multiple growths, mainly in the area of ​​the lips and cheeks. At the beginning of the disease papilloma small, pinkish-gray, and then expand, shape resembling a cauliflower. After 6-12 weeks the warts usually disappear. If you do not papilloma missing, then prescribe appropriate treatment.