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Q. my hamster has a growth on her lower lip. It just appeared yesterday.

A. It's a bit difficult to tell you for sure without seeing it, but it sounds either like a fast growing tumor or an inverted prolapsed cheek pouch.

In both cases, you will need a vet to assist you with this problem, most tumors in this area are not good news, but if it's just an inverted cheek pouch it could be fixed.

Answered By
DAVID ELBEZE, DVM, MRCVS

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