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Old 11-26-2014, 02:01 PM   #1 (permalink)
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I don't know what to do. Sonic won't stop itching behind his right ear and now he has it to where it's open and bleeding slightly. I've been wiping it clean every night with warm water and even tried putting some aquaphor on it to try and help the itching and heal but he still keeps scratching. He has nothing wood in his cage and has a fleece liner. In guessing he just has dry skin but not sure how to treat it
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Old 11-26-2014, 02:36 PM   #2 (permalink)
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At this point I'd take him to the vet, just in case. He could possibly have something going on with that ear that's bothering him, such as a mild ear infection. Especially since he's scratching only at that one spot rather than having overall itchy dry skin.
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Old 11-26-2014, 03:16 PM   #3 (permalink)
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I second taking him to the vet. They might be able to prescribe something to give him a break from the itching so that he lets the injury heal.
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Yes I agree with lilysmommy. Time for a vet visit!
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Old 11-26-2014, 03:37 PM   #5 (permalink)
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As it is the holidays and getting to a vet anytime soon might be an issue, till you can make that happen, I recommend an oatmeal bath as a place holder. Can't hurt, and it might give him some relief since you probably won't be able to get to a vet till Monday.
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Old 11-26-2014, 06:00 PM   #6 (permalink)
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He dose scratch in other places just not like he is in that one spot. My aunt is a vet tech and I'm trying to get him in
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