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Old 07-29-2019, 02:15 AM   #1
Lisha
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Default Please help to identify problem!

My Russian dwarf hamster is 1.5 years old. Recently I noticed a growth (?) near his leg. Can anyone help to identify what this is and if I need to take him to a vet?
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Old 07-29-2019, 04:57 AM   #2
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Default Re: Please help to identify problem!

Its hard to say whether its a tumor, absess, or other growth from just a photo but either way he definitely needs to see a vet!
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Old 07-29-2019, 12:31 PM   #3
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Yep def needs to see a vet. Hope it all goes well x
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Old 07-30-2019, 01:03 AM   #4
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It would be a good idea to get him seen by a vet who specialises in exotics. To me it looks like some sort of mass/tumour - unsure if it benign or malignant - however difficult to be certain from a photo s might be something else.
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