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Just noticed over the last day or so my 3-4 mo old male rat has been having a few little sneeze type sounds. Nothing really loud but just little noise like if you were to blow air out of your nose quickly. His behaviour is fairly normal and still wanting treats.

Could this be the onset of something more serious?

also noticed his head is doing some twitching shaking movements slightly but only when he is chilling in the back behind his home, it seems to stop when he comes near me for treats.
 

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For the twitching, is it side to side, up and down, or like twitching like short jerking movements? If you've had him for a while (some sneezing when they've just been taken home is normal) and he's sneezing or has polyphorin, take him to the vet- rats hide being sick very well as prey animals. A uri might not be that bad per sey, but it can cause scarring of the lung tissue, over time causing difficulties getting oxygen into their bloodstream.
 
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