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eye infection

  1. W

    Hair loss around eye

    Hi, I noticed a few weeks back that my piggy Nymeria had a watery right eye, she tends to have that some times so I didn't really worry too much though I'd still check to see if she had a URI or something like that every day. Today I picked her up and the skin around her eye had lost a bit of...
  2. Emily<3

    Strange Patch Appeared Near Guinea Pig Eye

    Hello! I have a longhaired piggy named Atticus, he is about 5 years old. He has developed a strange patch right in between his eye and his nose (it seems almost attached to the veeeery end of his eye) at first he was just scratching at it but now there is pus coming out of it. My other pig...
  3. Morticia

    Eye Infection And Removal :(

    Good afternoon everyone, Yesterday and this morning I took my 4 year old guinea pig, Luna, to the vet because her right eye is so swollen and red and it looks so much bigger than the left one, both vets said she'll probably have to have her eye removed. This morning they took some X-rays and...
  4. N

    Guinea Pig Scratching, Baldness And Crusty Skin Around Eye

    My guinea pig has been scratching the area around her right eye for about 2 weeks and since then I noticed baldness around his eye that's been growing ever since. The bald skin is also very crusty and he can barely open his eye. I went to the vet which gave me a kind of medicine that i should...
  5. Megannah

    My Piggies Eyes Receding

    Hi, I've literally just noticed my1 year old male pig franklins eye is very bad, he has a long fringe that dangles in front of one eye so I couldn't see it but when I picked him up to stroke him i noticed his eye was half closed and he couldn't open it I gently had a look at it and it looks like...
  6. T

    My Guinea Pig Has Something Wrong With Her Eye

    My Guinea pig is 6 years old this has only appeared today and she's never had it before, she has the vets tomorrow but I just wondered if anyone knew what it was? I'm very worried about her.
  7. Bobalicious

    Guinea Pig...removal Of Eye

    Hi All, After some advice please... I bought two beautiful little guinea pigs 4 weeks ago, their names are Fred and Bob! On Saturday evening I noticed Bob's eye was slightly weepy, so I bathed it and then checked again in the morning and it had got very pussy and sore. I took him to the vets...
  8. SweatItOutDuds

    Help Eye Problem

    hello all, So we have a new pal named Nugget. He is a American Short hair piggy! We have had him for about a week now and two days ago we noticed his right eye was sunk in with crust keeping it closed. I have been cleaning it with saline and gause pads. This morning it was not closed due to...
  9. HayHay

    Any Experience With Or Advice For Eye Infection/eye Ulcer!

    Hi I'm new to the forum but I've owned guinea pigs for a really long time but in this last week I ran into a problem with my pig Eloise where she developed an eye infection and I'm in need of advice! First off, Eloise is an extremely old guinea pig and is 7 years old and has never had any...
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