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Hair loss

Hair loss only in ear

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It sounds like your 3-month-old kitten is experiencing hair loss in the ear area, which can be concerning. This issue could be due to several factors, including fungal infections like ringworm, bacterial infections, or mites. Since this has been ongoing for a month, it's important to consider these possibilities seriously.

Make sure your kitten isn't scratching or further irritating the area, as this can exacerbate the condition. An e-collar might be helpful to prevent your kitten from scratching the affected area.

Additionally, keep the area clean and dry, and avoid using any harsh shampoos or soaps that could further irritate the skin. If you notice any signs of redness, swelling, or if the hair loss spreads, it would be take him to the hospital.

If you have any further questions or need additional assistance, please don't hesitate to ask. Thank you.