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mammary tumor

  1. Jesse's pigs

    Mammary mass boar

    Just thought I’d do a thread so people who experience the same can follow along. Must be three weeks ago now, noticed my five year old boars right nipple was much bigger than the left when weighing him. Upon palpation felt a ‘bump’ underneath, quite firm not solid but not fatty feeling either...
  2. Jade&co

    Mammary gland tumour- remove?

    Hi all, my Bradley is 5 and a half years old and has recently developed a smallish (thumb tip size) unattached tumour on his nipple/mammary gland. It has been checked by my vet (who is an exotics vet, knows guinea pigs well and is very experienced). We discussed the many options of operating to...
  3. L

    Hair loss after ovarian cyst removal 9 months ago

    Hi everyone, I was wondering if anyone has ever experienced hair loss with their piggies after ovarian cyst removal? Our piggie is otherwise well but is gradually losing a large amount of her lovely hair. She had a mammary tumour removed 2 months ago and has recovered really well, the vet did...
  4. Shaivy

    Diagnosis of Mammary inflammation and biopsy questions

    Hi guys, my female guinea pig was recently diagnosed with mammary inflammation, she has a swollen blue nipple which was bleeding as well. the vet said it's not a tumor and he seemed pretty confident about it.He also did an FNAC to confirm if its a tumor or not.......... So, is there anyone whose...
  5. YodaVaderBinks

    Boar Mammary Tumour Post-Op

    Hello! Binks is a 3.5year old boar who had 2 mammary tumors removed 3 days ago. He's eating veggies non-stop, isn't very fussed about the pellets (his usual feed) but will pick + choose what he likes from the meusli mix. Usually only use the mix when we run out of pellets as this is available...
  6. AdamFrench

    Post Op Advice

    Hi, our 18 month old sow had surgery 41 hours ago to remove a mammary cyst and nipple, and a sebaceous cyst from her rump. Each has produced a 50mm stitched wound, knitted with dissolvable stitches. She's still a lot less active but is eating hay and veggies from my hand and some on her own and...
  7. bryan888

    Mammary Tumour On My 2-year-old Sow

    Hi everyone, Hoping to get some medical advice. I've recently discovered a large tumour (2x3cm) on the left breast of my 2-year-old female guinea pig. I'm not sure how long it's been there, I don't examine her underside often because she's quite skittish to be picked up. No changes in her...