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Bump on Midna
Bump on Midna  
Hi Tamarah,

My mouse Midna is around 20 months old. She has recently developed a smallish bump on her back (I've attached an image), I've read up some and I'm not sure if it's a wart? however there is some scabbing so I'm unsure. She is still very lively and active and seems her usual self. I was wondering whether you can tell what it could be from the photograph? I haven't took her to the vets yet as she seems fine in herself and there hasn't been any change to it besides the scabbing.


Hi Cara,

That's a very clear photo!  I'm impressed!  :)

It could be a wart, a pimple, a bug bite even, but it looks like it may be just abnormal enough in shape and texture that I'd recommend a visit to your vet if you can.  They will be able to do a harmless, quick procedure called a skin scrape, after which you'll know if it's something to treat (such as a fungus, abscess, etc.), or just a little ol' wart.

I'm sorry that I can't tell you more specifically what it is!  Hopefully it goes away soon on its own, but if not, a vet is definitely the surest way to go.

Best of luck to you and Midna, and please feel free to let me know what you find out and how her bump is doing!


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