Changes in appetite can increase and decrease. It is very important that you never wash you hamster. As earlier outlined, glaucoma may lead to loss of the hamster's vision, but this is not a big problem as a hamster's eyesight is very poor. Adding sweeteners such as honey to the hamster's food may encourage an increased appetite in a recovering hamster. Keeping the hamster warm is essential.
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Cannibalism Eggs in Feces: Anyway, peaches got prescribed noroclav and we have another appointment on Monday, the vet had a feel and said her bladder felt a little thick so it could be an infection. And Darwin, even neutered, is usually quite the ladies man. A hamster may become allergic to certain foods. Symptoms include shivering, lifeless and breathing heavily. A hamster with a cold should be kept in a draught free and warm room.
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Because the treatment did not yield satisfactory results we decided to perform cythological examination of urine. It does appear that there's some, not much, but some crystalization in the bladder and it's near the urethra but not right at it. When the seizure stops, let the hamster rest. Dwarfs very seldom get wet tail; but it is quite prevalent with Syrians. Should I take him back to the vet for another round of x-rays and ultrasounds to make sure it's not a stone blocking something up? A vet will then treat the affected hamster with antibiotics and anti-fungal medication.
A veterinarian should be consulted in the event of a serious eye injury or if the redness persists. Remove whatever has been added to the cage or food and watch for signs of improvement. Pet rodents need special handling and restraint. Frequently mothers who kill and eat their young have not had sufficient food to produce milk for the young pups. A fourth symptom of Type 1 diabetes in a hamster is a sudden loss of weight despite all that eating and drinking. Hamsters can suffer from bladder or kidney infections.