Hedgehog Central banner
infection
1-19 of 32 Results
  1. Health
    The vet recently let us know that Riley has a 'serious clostridial infection'. Scary.. We sent a stool sample after her poops became smaller/less often. The vet gave us two meds: metronidazole and bene-bac probiotic. I was wondering if we'd be able to mix both medications into a treat and...
  2. Health
    Hi everyone, my little Maka has been coughin since I got her, I have her since last xmas and she came with some problems already, like diarrhea and this cough, I suppose it is because she had been staying in a pet store for a week and they had no lamp to keep her warm. I started with some...
  3. Eyes
    So I woke up this morning and my hedgie seemed to not have his eyes open despite moving about and drinking water. So I take him out and realize that only one of his eyes (the left one) is shut, and he is kind of squeaking as I hold him. At first I though he lost one of his eyes so I take him to...
  4. Feet and legs
    My mom was watching my hedgehog this past week and when I came home, her feet and nails were very poopy. When I washed her feet and got the poop from out under her nails I saw that her nails looked very unusual. They are more yellowish and darker colored than they usually are and are deformed...
  5. Feet and legs
    Hey everyone! Quick backstory: My little Hermione had a rather unpleasant experience with a bit of loose string lately, she wrapped it around her foot and cut off the blood circulation for a short while. Luckily I discovered the issue very quick and got rid of the string and brought her to the...
  6. Respiratory Infections
    My baby boy Bolt is about 8 months old and I've had him for just over five months! When I first got him, I was living at home and was initially very paranoid about a URI because he seemed to be sneezing and licking his nose a lot. After a few weeks, the sneezing subsided but he kept licking his...
  7. Eyes
    Hello everyone! Today I discovered a red bump near/in Macy's eye. [Image below] Being a first-time hedgehog owner, I do not have a lot of experience with health issues, although I have done a lot of research before adopting her. (I have had her 2 years this summer) Macy has an appointment...
  8. Health
    Hi there! This is my first post on the forum. I'm very happy something like this exists, it has already been so helpful! I just got my little boy Charlie a week ago. He is 8 weeks old. When I first got him he was sneezing and licking his nose a lot, also having green poops. I assumed it was...
  9. Fecal & Intestinal issues
    Hello, my hedgehog, Lil Bob has suddenly developed trouble walking. Originally he just started to walk with a slight limp but over the course of a few weeks, it's gotten worse. It originally was his back leg that was the problem but now, he's barely using his front left leg. Sometimes he just...
  10. Health
    I just got my little Jawn back from the vet like 3 hours ago. I had a few things I had to do and was unable to get to a connection. The vet covered bases in case it's mites or a skin infection. The bad thing is he also self-mutilated between me seeing the issue and getting him to the vet's...
  11. General Questions
    Hello, I hate to make a post asking a question without first providing answers to someone else or contributing in someway but I had quite the scare a few hours ago! Some background: I got my hedgehog a little over a week ago (1/6/17) when he was exactly two months old (almost 9 weeks). I bond...
  12. Bleeding, Male
    So Eric, my hedgie, peed blood twice so I took him to the vet. He said that it could be an urinary tract infection, but since it happened in the course of the last month it would be best to start him on a therapy and go from there. He proceeded to give him a shot and after that Eric went crazy...
  13. WHS (Wobbly Hedgehog Syndrome)
    My hedgie surprised me with babies about a month ago and 2 of them have staph infections. Ive taken them to the vet already and they've finished their course of antibiotics however it seems as if it's only getting worse. One of the babies, Meiko, had only ONE scab on his leg(it was pretty bad...
  14. Feet and legs
    My hedgehog's got a swollen and red foot which I only noticed today when I was trimming his nails. His toes are twice their usual size, and I think 3 of his nails fell off that foot. All the other feet are fine, and he seems to be walking fine, but I'm really worried. I'm pretty sure it's...
  15. General Questions
    Guys I'm freaking out here! Something looks weird with my baby's eye. I've noticed it was looking more white than before but I imagined it was the eye membrane thickening on the eye, but now it is starting to get swollen, idk, it looks like pus inside. Does anyone have any idea about what this...
  16. Teeth & mouth issues
    I was trying to clip a nail on his front paw that was curling into his skin when he bit the sharp part of the clippers!! I immediately dropped the clippers and tried to check his mouth for bleeding or signs of a cut but I couldn't see anything. I held him for a little bit and checked his mouth...
  17. Skin
    Batman decided to redecorate his cage the other night (moved his wheel, food and water bowl, and removed the cage liner) and the following morning I took him out to give him a bath. That's when I noticed he has a large scrape/ burn like bruise on his neck near his paw. It looks like the first...
  18. Health
    I have a little two year old hedgehog named Zed who's been fighting an infection in his spleen. Yesterday he climbed the outside of his cage and fell. I rushed him to the vet, she checked him out and he looked okay. I'm worried he fell and injured his enlarged spleen. The doctor said to watch...
  19. General Questions
    My friend text me to ask if I had advice because her sister's hedgehog isn't doing too well. I'm not in town so I can't go look and see him myself, plus I'm not a vet :/ He seems to have this mass over his penile sheath, this is the best picture they could get. In her town they don't have an...
1-19 of 32 Results
Top