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    Default Excessive sneezing. Deep sleeping. Possibly not eating.

    So tonight when I went to feed my darling he did not come out of his bed immediately. I had to get him out of the bed and play with him to get him to wake up. He normally comes straight to food. Once we were playing he began sneezing, whi ch he normally does a time or so a day, but this time itís one after another. He also went straight back to bed when I put him back in his cage. How concerned should I be? Is he sick? How do I know? I wonít be able to contact a vet until tomorrow. Please help.

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    I think you will have to wait and see. Watch for nasal discharge and listen for breathing issues.
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    Default Re: Excessive sneezing. Deep sleeping. Possibly not eating.

    How old is your friend? We always consider teeth issues if it's an older squirrel.

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    If he's congested you may want to take him in the bathroom with a hot shower running, and just let him breathe in some steamy air.
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    Default Re: Excessive sneezing. Deep sleeping. Possibly not eating.

    Sebastian is just over a year old. How do I know if he has teeth issues? This is my first time with one thy canít be released, so Iím still learning. His nose is also wet. I thought that was odd. Heís more active this morning, so Iím less concerned but Iíd be in a real pickle if he ended up sick.

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    We can help you find a vet if needed. What is the closest city to you?
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    Default Re: Excessive sneezing. Deep sleeping. Possibly not eating.

    What is cv and bv?

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    Typos...city is what I meant...sorry
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    Default Re: Excessive sneezing. Deep sleeping. Possibly not eating.

    Oh! Iím in a town called Cragford in Alabama. Iím in the middle of nowhere.

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    Default Re: Excessive sneezing. Deep sleeping. Possibly not eating.

    I doubt it is a teeth issue if he is one year old. You would be able to see obvious signs of malocclusion. Makes sure the bottom incisors aren't too long. If they overgrow they can puncture the roof of the mouth. That definitely causes respiratory-like issues because the sinuses are right above the palate.
    If there are no signs of palate puncture you can rule out teeth.

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