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My gerbil has hurt her tail what can I put on it to help?

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My gerbil has hurt her tail what can I put on it to help?
Submitted: 2 years ago.
Category: Vet
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Expert:  Joan replied 2 years ago.
Hello,My name is ***** ***** I have been a Vet tech for 30+ years with special interest in small animals and exotics. The tail being degloved requires seeing a Vet for treatment. The tail needs to be amputated above the degloving and sutured closed. It is important to clean with some Diluted Betadine Solution(Provodine Iodine) and water. Do not use the Germoline, because it has Phenol in it and is toxic. The Vet can give a pain killer and Antibiotic to aid with healing. If I have addressed your concerns, please take a moment to rate my service Positive.Joan
Expert:  Joan replied 2 years ago.
Checking in to see how the Gerbil is doing. Hope the tail is better and my information was helpful.