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#1407290 - 02/14/17 09:14 AM Two Bottom Teeth Separated/Balding
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Registered: 12/22/16
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I noticed that my mama glider had a little lump under her chin area that was kind of hard. I began looking all over her head and in side of her mouth. I noticed that her bottom two front teeth were completely separated, which they were never like that before, with her top teeth in between. Should I be concerned about this? Does anybody know why this may be happening?
She has also been balding off an on most of the time I have had her. At first it started when she was having babies, so at that point I thought it was stress related but then it all grew back. Then when I had to separated the males and females, she began balding again which I thought was due to stress as well but then it eventually grew back. She began balding again, so I tired to keep her comfortable and happy to see if that would help but it seems to just be getting worse. Now I am concerned that she is going bald due to an illness. My poor babies!:(


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#1407295 - 02/14/17 10:08 AM Re: Two Bottom Teeth Separated [Re: Amy_S]
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Originally Posted By: Amy_S
I noticed that my mama glider had a little lump under her chin area that was kind of hard. I began looking all over her head and in side of her mouth. I noticed that her bottom two front teeth were completely separated, which they were never like that before, with her top teeth in between. Should I be concerned about this? Does anybody know why this may be happening?


She needs to be seen by a vet. She may loose those two teeth but that lump needs attention.
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#1407296 - 02/14/17 10:11 AM Re: Two Bottom Teeth Separated [Re: Amy_S]
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I am taking her to the vet on Thursday, I just wanted some advice or experiences on this matter in the meantime.
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#1407300 - 02/14/17 03:13 PM Re: Two Bottom Teeth Separated [Re: Amy_S]
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Teeth separation like that is caused by an infection.

Your glider may need to have her bottom two teeth pulled and she most definitely needs antibiotics.
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