pimples on my Bald Rat

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pimples on my Bald Rat

Post by 17fuzibee0266 » Wed Jun 29, 2011 7:47 am

My Bald rat Dobby is just over a year old now and he has developed three raised pimples. At first I thought he was getting tumours, as Ive had rats for a number of years and I have lost rats already due to this. However they are definately not tumours and one has now scabbed over. The rats that I have kept before never had anything like this so could some one tell me what they are and how to deal with them.
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Re: pimples on my Bald Rat

Post by velvet_nothing » Wed Jun 29, 2011 8:17 am

Could you post a photo? They sound like they might be cysts, which should eventually (could take months) come to a head on their own and disappear. Are they kind of lentil sized?

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Re: pimples on my Bald Rat

Post by 17fuzibee0266 » Wed Jun 29, 2011 8:38 am

Hi, they do start off small but grow quite quickly and one of them has scabbed over now. Ive looked on the net and I think he has either got an abcess or cyst. I think I will take him to the vet and see what they say. Any advice is appreciated thanks.

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