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My hamster wont emptied his cheek pouch, i dont knw what

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my hamster wont emptied his cheek pouch
JA: I'll do all I can to help. What is wrong with your hamster?
Customer: i dont knw what happened to him?he never stored his food in his cheek.this happened couple days dy
JA: What is the hamster's name?
Customer: yellow
JA: Is there anything else the Veterinarian should be aware of about yellow?
Customer: i hvent bring him to d vet,his head is tilt too
Submitted: 2 months ago.
Category: Dog Veterinary
Expert:  Dr. Ellie replied 2 months ago.

Hamsters can get infections or impactions in their cheek pouches and these can also cause a head tilt. The cheek pouch needs to be be cleaned out manually and this may require section or anesthesia if he will not allow it while awake. You should take him to see his veterinarian tomorrow (or at their soonest opening) to have him evaluated. He may need antibiotics but he at least needs the week pouch cleaned out.

Does this address your concern with Yellow today?

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