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guinea pig abscess

  1. Kirstones

    Tooth root abscess and dental surgery, help!

    I’m posting on here for a bit of advice, as well as to inform others of a very specific problem I’ve been having with one of my piggies. (Skip to the end for my current situation!) I have a 4 year old guinea pig called Mavis who lives with two others, two months ago (on her 4th birthday) she...
  2. may_haines

    Abscess advice needed!

    My little piggy, Bing-Bong has just turned 2 and has an abscess on his lower back, diagnosed by vet. They drained it and sent me home with pain killers and directions to clean it with saline twice a day, and flush it with a syringe where I can. Last night I managed to properly flush it and this...
  3. L

    Hole/Abscess on guinea pig’s back

    Hello, I’m very new here and in need of help from this forum, I am well aware that I should go to the vet to get this checked out, but money is tight at the moment and we’re still making decisions, I own six guinea pigs currently, and two of them (my oldest ones, Smores and Callie) have been...
  4. T

    To drain abscess or not to drain abscess?

    Hi! I need advice please! I adopted an underweight Guinea Pig 3 months ago with no known history other than has not eaten in several days and was previously owned. We think he’s a couple years old. I noticed right away that he made an odd gesture at the start of eating but them would always...
  5. Tinker15

    Dental Care after abscess drained

    Hello. Love the site. I have 9 rescue piggies at home but this is my first post as I can't find the specific answers I wanted advice on please Dealing with my first piggy abscess. Baldricks has been to the vet today and they removed unbelievable amount of pups so he now has the big hole under...
  6. Lucymorton1

    Lump behind ear on guinea pig

    I found this lump on my guinea pigs ear and panicked would anyone know what it is?
  7. H

    Young Female Guinea pig with abscess! I need help!

    I have two beautiful guinea pigs named Henry and Celestine (both female). Celestine, the younger female piggy, has had struggles with abscesses. She first had an abscess that was lanced and drained and healed but a new one has grown back. The abscess is on her chin/neck area and is quite large...
  8. G

    Lump Under My Gpig's Chin Burst And Bleeding

    I have a six year old male gpig Gibby, and a four month old female Alaska. They are in separate cages obviously! :) we got our new little lady last month totally unexpectedly. We went to Petco to get supplies for Gibby and our other pets and stopped to quickly look at the babies they had...