Hamsters are not usually sick, ill may nevertheless misplaced or feeding. The most common illnesses hamsters are:
Sneezing, irritated eyes and nose, from which flows: It could be an allergy, for example, on some material to the nest, but it can also be cold, so keep your hamster warm, and when he will do better the next day, take it to the vet.
Fur around tail is very dirty and possibly wet: Your hamster has about diarrhea. Maybe just because he ate something that did not agree, but it can also be the first sign of serious infectious diseases, so take your hamster to the vet.
Bare patches of fur: It may just be old age or the hamster may have rubbed against something and worn the fur away. However, if you bald spots scratches can be mites. The vet will certainly give a product that will help your hamster.
Loss of appetite, swollen face and watery eyes: Your hamster definitely something stuck in its cheek pouches. Take him to the vet.
After the fall or after treatment too wild hamster lies quite still: It's in shock, though it may not be seriously injured. If you leave it in a quiet place, it should be for an hour or two to recover. If not, you can bring it to the vet.
Cuts – the hamster has something sharp cut himself: Add a drop of antiseptic to warm water and gently wash the wound. If it gets red and inflamed, take your hamster to the vet.
At various points of the body are palpable or visible swelling, tumors: If growing rapidly, there may be a purulent process that usually goes down for some time. Slow zooming unit means, in particular in older rodents, it is a malignant tumor. Save hamster suffering and allow them to destroy.
Dental problems: If your hamster cannot grind your teeth regularly, he may outgrow a hamster will not be able to eat. To avoid this, just a hamster in a cage put a piece of wood to bite. It may also cause deformation of the jaw. Unfortunately it is not curable and teeth must be regularly rubbed doctor. Sometimes it can also break the incisor, but if they have hamsters sufficient dose of minerals, rapidly grow.
Meningitis: This disease affects hamsters under the age of three months. The symptoms are not noticeable, but the disease is transmissible to humans. Is dangerous for pregnant women, as this may cause fetal harm.