1. Lizzieejoyce

    Hair loss. HELP!

    Hi everyone TL;DR - ongoing skin problem and hair loss. Been to the vets 3 times and she’s still not better, any suggestions please?! My guinea pig, Agnes, has had a skin problem since late August. Another guinea pig of mine had a fungal infection when Agnes started to lose hair so I treated...
  2. L

    Is this a fungal infection?

    Hi, my guinea pig has patchy fur and red dots. I w attached pictures. If so, is this okay to treat it?
  3. acefebreze

    Fungal infection?

    Hey all, Is this a fungal infection? The dime-sized black spot is originally from when he was bitten by his cagemate before I adopted him, but he has since been to the vet and finished a round of antibiotics. The vet told me that I should look out for a fungal infection in the area, which is...
  4. Jasmined

    Does this look like a fungal infection?

    Hi! I’ve just spotted this on one of the guinea pigs. I’ve got a vet appointment booked for Monday, but just wondering if any one has any clue what it is. Is it a fungal infection? I can’t tell if it’s on the skin of the eyelid or just crustiness but the lid is also a little swollen. With the...
  5. Kiki_mushu_winry

    Young pig with bad dandruff

    Hello all. I have a 9 month old American roan girl (Winry, photo for cute tax) who’s been having really bad dandruff. She lives with my two other 1.5yo girls who do not have any skin issues at all. I got her from a private breeder in January 2020 at 8 weeks. At first I thought it might be...
  6. S

    Guinea pig scab

    Hello! We have just noticed this little scab on my guineas belly. His brother was treated for a fungal infection a couple weeks ago and everything has been disinfected since then. They were also treated for mites over a month ago. Any idea what it may be? Thanks!
  7. RachelLaura2012


    We got Jimmy out tonight and have found what appears to be something fungal on his nose/mouth. It’s come on since last night as that’s when I last saw him up close, so it’s come on quite quickly. I’ll be emailing the vets a photo to take a look at but as it’s night time here in the UK, I was...
  8. R

    White scabs on my guinea pig cookie

    Hi everyone, I hope you can help as I am a bit stuck over what to do with my guinea pig cookie. I can post some bettter photos this week if that helps. I took cookie to the vet just over 2 weeks ago as she had some scabs on her sides and back in various places, mainly in the roset middles. They...
  9. dannif_piggies

    Types of fungal

    Prior to dealing with Misty's ringworm, I'd never had experience with fungal issues, and upon research I've read that piggies can get other fungal issues too just ringworm is the most contagious. So my question is, what are the symptoms of these other fungal infections? Do like look like the...
  10. W

    Mange mites or fungal?

    Hey guys, So for the past several weeks, one of my pigs has been super itchy, to the point where there are open wounds on his back and he has ‘seizures’ out of the itching. He now has white dandruff-like residue in his fur and there are little chunks of hair pulled out from the follicle in his...
  11. DizzyD95

    Surolan - bruised appearance on ringworm patch?

    One of my piggies came to us with ringworm. The vet prescribed Surolan to put on the patches and we've been giving them both Imaverol baths. We're off to see a guinea pig specialist this weekend to get some itrafungol and a second opinion because I haven't seen any improvement (I know we should...
  12. ChubbyCarrots

    Fungal Stripe? Please Help!

    His nose before His nose after Hey guys, it’s Lily. I recently noticed Coco had a white line on his nose, I took him out of the hutch immediately because I never noticed it. My other guinea pig, Buddy, doesn’t have the same line. I split Coco’s fur in half and to my horror it was a snowstorm...
  13. Jiggy_Sweets

    Strange Lump On Eye With White Crusty Patches

    Our 4 week old Female guinea pig, Minnie, has started to develop this odd white growth on her upper eye lid which is surrounded by white crusty patches. There is discharge that we can see and there’s no smell present. She is still eating just fine and getting along with her guinea buddy, Sally...
  14. MollyB

    Mites Or Fungal Infection?

    Hi all! I've taken Teddy to the vets almost 2 weeks ago as he had fur loss, flaky skin, and was scratching a lot. The vet said it was mites and gave him Xeno 50-mini, which we need to us every 2 weeks 2 more times. However, I've been looking online as he's still been scratching, maybe a little...
  15. Jesse's pigs

    Mo's Ear

    Is This Squabbling Or A Sign The Bond Isn't Going To Work Out? On this thread I shared a picture of Mo's ear that had a white spot on it because I wondered if the pairs squabbling had anything to do with it.I'm happy to say both boars are still together (still the odd squabble though!) Now...
  16. BiggiesMom

    Red Bald Patch; Fungal Or From Stress?

    Hi! I've had my guinea pig Biggie for a month now. I was looking into adopting another guinea pig so he could have a friend when i noticed he has a patch of hair missing/thinning and the skin is red in some spots, white in others and bleeding from when i think he scratches at it. He also has a...
  17. P

    Fighting Fungal Infection For 2 And A Half Weeks

    My piglet got a fungal infection 2 and a half weeks ago.We are healing it with canesten cream (1%) .We stopped spreading of infection but when i touch the two infected ears(only ears are infected ) my piglet starts weeking and running like it hurst him.pls help
  18. cinn&sugarmybbs

    Guinea Pig Skin Conditions?

    Hi, I have two guniea pigs that are around 8 months old. Both of them have been itching occasionally so I had them checked for mites fleas and lice at the vets. They all came out negative. They had a uri when I took them (3 weeks ago) so the doctor prescribed baytril to kill that and she said...
  19. cinn&sugarmybbs

    Help With Ringworm!

    Hi guys, I'm new to the site and I have a question about my two Guinea pigs:)) I took them to the vet 2 days ago, I knew they have a URI so I was given baytril and probiotics to stop it. I noticed they have been scratching a lot. So I asked if it was mites or fleas. Both tests came back...
  20. Danielle Smith

    Mites Vs. Fungal

    My rescue sow, Fudge, has been having some rather severe skin issues over the past month, since I got her. Things have gotten worse over time, but it's hard to quantify how much as her fur hides a lot of the issues unless you really have a good rummage (which she finds very painful and...