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My pet dwarf hamster whose breed is sapphire has the like

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My pet dwarf hamster whose breed is sapphire has the like redness on her armpit and I am not sure what it is. Also, she has been scratching it in a corner. Other than that every other thing like eating and drinking is pretty much the norm. So may I ask what's wrong with her and how shld I take care of her?
JA: I'm sorry to hear that. Using the wrong medication for fleas can be dangerous. You should definitely talk to the Veterinarian. What is the hamster's name and age?
Customer: The hamster is ard 2months now plus minus
JA: Is there anything else the Veterinarian should be aware of about the hamster?
Customer: Nothing else
Submitted: 1 month ago.
Category: Pet
Expert:  Joan replied 1 month ago.

Hello,

MyDo you see any little black flects on her?

Is she itching all over?

name is ***** ***** I have been a Vet tech for 35+ years,

Can you tell me what type of bedding you are using?

Is she housed alone?the area under the leg is is red like she has been chewing on it?

Joan