What is this in my rats mouth?

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  1. Jan 8, 2019 #1

    Chrissy

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    https://imgur.com/a/0TecvCm

    It look like a wart almost, and it's hard to the touch - what is this?? I tried gently squeezing it but nothing has happened. I've tried googling it but found nothing like this. He'll be going to the vets either tomorrow or the day after, but if you know what it is, please let me know!
     
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    its hard to tell, but it might be an abscess where a sharp tooth has rubbed on the cheek. Let us know what your vet discovers?
     
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    If it is an abscess, the vet may need to surgically clean it out …… and he will definitely need antibiotics ……. abscesses in the face and mouth are extremely dangerous
     
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    That almost looks like a canker sore. I'd see a vet.
     
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    Well, we found out today that it's mouth cancer. My baby boy has to be put down on Monday. We don't know what caused it, but he was almost 2 years old so it may have been old age.
     
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    I'm so very sorry.
     
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    Oh I am so very sorry :(
     

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