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cat with diabetes has huge open pus filled abscessed, is this common and how serious with diabetes?

Posted by coluzzi

I have an indoor cat with diabetes and recieves insulin. He has a open pus filled abscessed size of a big marble. he is very lythargic and has a vet appointment on sat. but i am trying to figure out how serious this is? how common it is? will it happen a lot? and does this indecate another issue he has?
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I know in humans if the bacteria in an abcess enters the blood stream it can be very deadly. They usually have to clean the abcess out completely to make sure all the bacteria is no longer there.
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