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I found this spot on my 7 week old kitten, it doesn't seem to be painful. I tried to clean it using H2O2 solution - it went away, but 5 days later appeared again together with a new spot on the nose.

Is it an infection? Should I go to vet?

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    In a comment on a deleted post, you said this turned out to be an illness. Can you tell us what the illness was that caused this? It might help future visitors to the site. You can post the information as an answer, and then accept your own answer. – mhwombat Jul 11 '16 at 0:59
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The vet said it is feline acne, most likely caused by using plastic plate; it is a kind of allergic reaction to plastic and my kitten was too small to clean itself properly.

First, please switch to using plate made of metal instead of plastic.

Second, the best remedy is to dry it with H2O2 (hydrogen peroxide) solution multiple times for 5-10 minutes, then when it becomes soft try to clean it with dry cotton, but don't scratch the spot. Repeat the process next day until you remove the spot.

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  • I need to explain why in my edit I modified it to say "H2O2 solution" instead of just "H2O2": it is to make it clear that we are talking about using the diluted, safe product from the pharmacy instead of pure hydrogen peroxide. Pure H2O2 is highly corrosive irritant and an unstable, controlled substance used as rocket propellant, so we don't want anyone to misunderstand using it for medical purposes. – lila Mar 18 at 20:49
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My immediate guess was freckles. Really. Orange tabbies have freckles under their fur. Surprised me too when I first noticed on mine, but it's entirely normal.

If it's really something that can be cleaned off, it could be something greasy that the cat is rubbing against, or...

Basic principle: if you are asking "should I go to the doctor/vet", you should. (I spent 24 hours walking around with an atypical heart attack in progress. Don't Do That.)

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    1- use metal plate instead of plastic – Sameh Jul 10 '16 at 18:38
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    2- dry it with H2O2 multiple time for 10 mins the try to clean it. – Sameh Jul 10 '16 at 18:39
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    For me it worked like that – Sameh Jul 10 '16 at 18:40

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