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My degu has just recently become very thin, and isn't eating

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My degu has just recently become very thin, and isn't eating or drinking. He is alsp acting very lethargic. is his teeth the problem?
what should i do?
Submitted: 1 year ago.
Category: Veterinary
Expert:  Dr. B. replied 1 year ago.

Hello & welcome, I am Dr. B, a licensed veterinarian and I would like to help you today. I do apologize that your question was not answered before. Different experts come online at various times; I just came online, read about your situation, and wanted to help.

Again I do apologize that my colleagues could not aid you sooner. If you would still like assistance, can you tell me:

How long has he been anorexic?

Does he seem keen to eat but cannot?

Any drooling or wet chin? Any diarrhea?

Any changes to his breathing?

Are his gums pink or pale/white?

Does he have any tenderness if you press on his belly?