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Old 08-13-2017, 11:28 AM   #1 (permalink)
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Hi everyone. I just got my baby today and i noticed she has a lot of red dots on her body. Im guessing ant bites. Should i be worried is there anything i can do to help her?
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Old 08-13-2017, 11:52 AM   #2 (permalink)
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Why do you think ant bites? Are there ants in her enclosure or something?

Can you take pictures of what the dots look like? It could be a variety of things. She really will need to go to the vet, but we can possibly give some ideas on what the most likely issue is & what kind of treatment to expect.

Edit: I saw the pictures on your other post. I would definitely take her to the vet, it could be something like a staph infection and she needs to be looked at. If you do have ants around her cage, you'll need to take steps to make sure they're not getting in - raise her cage on a table & put the legs in bowls of water, etc.
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Ok will take more pics when i get home. Its quite tricky to take some she moves a lot. Is a staph infection same as mites?
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I guess i just assumed ants because i saw some inside the box when her breeder gave her to me. Threq the box right away.
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Staph infections are different from mites. You need to take your baby into the vet.
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The o me it looks like a staph infection. No matter what caused it she needs to see a vet now. I'm suprised a breeder would let her go home with those scabs. Who was the breeder? Did you get any kind of health warranty with her? A reputable breeder would give one and would pay the vet bills for this.
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