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post #1 of 2 (permalink) Old 12-01-2009, 06:03 AM Thread Starter
 
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Hello I have a Dwarf Hamster, he is approximately 6 months old. I noticed he had been losing his fur and had dead skin and some scabs on November 10, I immediately took him to the vet to get checked and the vet said he had dust mites and all I had to do was give him 1 shot of some medicine and then again 2 weeks later.
He had improved, and he was getting better but it seemed like he just got worse after receiving the shot again 2 weeks later... Any ideas whats wrong with him? Did the dust mites become immune to the medicine? I thought about increasing the dosage, but I didn't want to risk anything. Right now he isn't in any serious condition, his skin is just red and some parts are losing fur .
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post #2 of 2 (permalink) Old 12-03-2009, 04:56 AM Thread Starter
 
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Update: I decided to give him the medicine again, and it seems to be working.... He stopped scratching, his wounds are healing, and his fur is growing back
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