Treatment of Hamster's Ear Mites / Hamster Ear Mange
consists of either Ivermectin injections by the veterinarian or Ivermectin can be administered orally. Ivermectin is administered weekly over several weeks. Creams may be required to rapidly reduce initial itching. The hamsterís cage
needs to be cleaned at the time of each weekly treatment to avoid re-contamination of the mites. For hamster mange
, diluted oils can be used cautiously like olive oil, for direct application. Lavender, rosemary, tea tree and garlic oils may also be useful.