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Old 12-26-2017, 07:54 PM   #1 (permalink)
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Default Sore/lump on hedgehog?

I adopted a severely neglected Hedgie and have been trying to get him back to health. While giving him a bath, I noticed a red lump on his skin and saw that it had something sticking out of it and was bleeding! He had mites, so is it a product of the infestation? (A quill is also growing out of it)
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Old 12-26-2017, 10:53 PM   #2 (permalink)
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It could be from mites or it could be a bacterial skin infection. Either way he needs to see a vet.
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