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My hamster is dragging her back foot it just started maybe 3

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My hamster is dragging her back foot it just started maybe 3 days ago. She can't even get up and down her tubes
JA: I'm sorry to hear that. Could be a lot of things that cause lethargy. The Veterinarian will know how to help your hamster. What is the hamster's name?
Customer: Smores
JA: Is there anything else important you think the Veterinarian should know about Smores?
Customer: She's at least 2. She has poo stuck to her tail she won't let me remove it its just her one back leg that she drags. I thought maybe her cage was cramped so I emptied it completely except for food and water.
Submitted: 10 months ago.
Category: Pet
Expert:  PitRottMommy replied 10 months ago.

Hello, JACustomer. I have been a Veterinary Nurse for over 15 years and would be happy to help you today. I'm reviewing your question right now.

Expert:  PitRottMommy replied 10 months ago.

1) Is she housed alone or with a companion?
2) Did she sustain an injury of which you're aware?
3) Is the limb limp or rigid?
4) Any wound on the limb?