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My hamster is bleeding from her mouth. What should I do? She

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My hamster is bleeding from her mouth. What should I do? She is a dwarf hamster about two years old.
Submitted: 2 years ago.
Category: Vet
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Expert:  Joan replied 2 years ago.

Hello,

My name is Joan and I ahev been a Vet tech for 30+ years with special interest in Exotic Pocket and small mammals.

Can you you tell if the bleeding is coming from a tooth ot is the Hamster just have blood coming out fro any special part of the mouth?

Is the hamster eating normally?

Does the cage have bars or is it solid?

Type of beeding used?

Diet?

Are the cheek pouches swollen?

Is the Hamster passing stool and Urine?

Is the Hamster active?

Joan