My mother had a red line going up her arm after being bitten while she was 
medicating one of her cats and received Vitamin C by IV!  

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[] On Behalf Of Christiane Biagi
Sent: Saturday, June 04, 2011 10:34 AM
Subject: Re: [Felvtalk] Cat Bite

All the advice u got is got is good BUT if u start seeing red line going up to 
arm, get to dr right away. Have had many cat bites but one last dec required 
overnite in hospital for iv antibiotics to avoid sepsis. Something to do w 
bacteria in cats moiuth.

Christiane Biagi
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Jannes Taylor <> wrote:

>Last night I had Amber in my lap upstairs. I am trying to get her use to 
>the other cats and use to the upstairs life. I had the IFA test performed by 
>another vet and will hear from it next week. I am being optimistic so I wanted 
>to get a head start on getting her acclamated. My youngest cat Moses decided 
>suddenly jump in my lap with her and Amber freaked out! In the process of 
>holding on to her she bit me very hard on my hand. It hurt so bad and still 
>does. It is red and slightly swollen. My husband thinks I am being paranoid 
>about it, but I had a friend who almost lost his arm due to infection from a 
>bite. Should I visit the doctor??
> Jannes 
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