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Old 03-01-2011, 06:25 PM   #1 (permalink)
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does this look like an infection to any of you?

hope you can see it ok couldnt get a better picture
hes lost his hair around here to
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Old 03-01-2011, 06:31 PM   #2 (permalink)
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It's too far away for me to see anything but I am no expert. He does look a bit, uhmmm... round. Make sure you talk to the vet about a healthy weight!
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Old 03-01-2011, 06:33 PM   #3 (permalink)
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It's hard to tell from the small pictures. Does it look raw or just red?

What type of bedding is he on? If shavings or carefresh or any loose type of bedding try switching him to liners. If he is on liners, try double rinsing.

Any chance it could be urine burns? Does he pee where he sleeps?

Last thought. By any chance is he on a heating pad? If so, it could be too hot and causing low temperature burns.

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Old 03-01-2011, 06:37 PM   #4 (permalink)
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he was on pine shavings but i changed him yesterday to liners he has got a heat pad but he came to me that way so dont think its due to that. it could be urine i seen him pee then rub himself in it. it looks red and like hes loosing fur and it looks pretty painful
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What type of heating pad, human, reptile, pet? Is the heating pad under the cage? Do you have it wrapped in a towel? Heating pads can be very warm over top and can cause low temperature burns.
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Old 03-01-2011, 07:19 PM   #6 (permalink)
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its a reptile heating pad, under cage and it doesnt feel that warm on the inside floor of the cage
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how are you supposed to avoid urine burns? paprika runs in her pee, stretches on pee spots, and occasionally pees in her bed too... but once it dried I thought it would be pretty harmless.. regardless she's always had a problem with having rather thin belly fur ontop of pink looking belly skin.. but I'm not sure how you'd stop her from coming into contact with urine considering her lifestyle :/
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how are you supposed to avoid urine burns? paprika runs in her pee, stretches on pee spots, and occasionally pees in her bed too... but once it dried I thought it would be pretty harmless.. regardless she's always had a problem with having rather thin belly fur ontop of pink looking belly skin.. but I'm not sure how you'd stop her from coming into contact with urine considering her lifestyle :/
I would think about the only thing you could do would be to wash the area frequently. I think they can still be irritated by dry urine as well. By no means do I really know what I'm talking about I am basing my guesses off of knowing about human urine burns.
Maybe an oatmeal bath would sooth it.
Good luck on getting your hedgies feeling better.
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