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My hamsters sides are swelled up on both sides, he's just

Customer Question

my hamsters sides are swelled up on both sides
JA: Is sides in any pain? Is it behaving differently?
Customer: he's just really slow and loosing fur
JA: Have there been any changes in appearance or diet?
Customer: no same diet with some monkey nuts , also he looks haggared
JA: Is there anything else you think the vet should know?
Customer: i dont think so
Submitted: 10 months ago.
Category: Pet
Expert:  Joan replied 10 months ago.


My name is ***** ***** I have been a Vet tech for 30+ years.

can you tell me the hamster's age?


Passing stool?

Is he eating normally?

Passing urine?

type of bedding used?

How long has he been like this?


Customer: replied 10 months ago.
he is two i dont see stools just wet at the corner , i use paper and shavings about two weeks
Expert:  Joan replied 10 months ago.

What type of shavings do you use? Pine Cedar, Aspen?