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So I've had my pet rat for 2 months now and when we first got her she had a tiny scab on the back of her neck it wasn't a big deal but now she has a huge scab that I constantly see her biteing and scratching at along with 2 or 3 other scabs that she's constantly picking at she's in a cage by herself so I know it's her doing it and I'm really worried that one of the cuts will get infected

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    You probably need to visit your vet. It could be allergies and/or fleas. Use caution with self treatment as an example some flea treatments ok for dogs can be fatal to rabbits – James Jenkins Nov 1 '18 at 12:23
  • I agree that you should let a vet have a look at her. It could be a parasite, an allergy, dry skin or something completely different that we won't be able to diagnose in this forum. – Elmy Nov 1 '18 at 12:24
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    I would also bring the rat to the vet. But, for the immediate problem, they also make Elizabethan collars aka cones of shame for rats. – Kai Nov 1 '18 at 16:51
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She probably has flees or a skin problem bothering her, I would 100% bring her to the vet and get that checked out

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