Why do hamsters bite themselves?

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If a hamster is biting itself, it probably has some form of parasite or skin allergy. Fleas and mites sometimes live on hamsters, irritating its skin and causing it to bite and scratch itself. Wash the hamster with some pesticide shampoo. If hammie has a skin allergy, try and change the litter material and get some Fuciderm for the itchy skin.
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