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Yesterday after I got home, I went to my cage to check up on my girls and I found Elizabeth turned over on her side crawling around in circles. When i try to pick her up she keeps flopping over and thrashing. I made an appointment at the vets for tomorrow, but I wanted to know if anyone here has had something like this happen to one of their rats.
 

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It sounds like she may have had a stroke. :(
 

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It does sound like a stroke.

The only other thing I could think of is maybe an inner ear infection?

In any case it definitely sounds like a trip to the vet is needed.
 

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Stroke most likely, yes I have seen this. You need prednisone (or some type of steroid) and antibiotics to counter the immune system depression that steroids cause.

It could also be a severe inner ear infectin. Dizzy and tilted over. Same treatment. Stronger antibiotic could/should be used.

Good luck!!!
 
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