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hamster has gone bald on one leg

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cheesesarnie Mon 20-Jun-11 11:13:13

shes acting fine,eating well etc but one leg has gone bald.any ideas?

LaWeasel Mon 20-Jun-11 19:39:02

I'd take him to the vet - I'm sure I vaguely recall this happening to the house hamster we had years ago, it was fixed easily enough but required some treatment...

Hmm, oh yes, it was an almost invisible cut that had gotten infected.

cheesesarnie Wed 22-Jun-11 12:57:57

thankyou.vet gave up drops,got to wait 3 weeks to see if it clears,if not then go back.said sounds like mange or worms!

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