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  1. Rivendellelf

    Post op piggie help

    Hi, I just needed some advice on my piggie who had an op on Thursday to remove an abscess. Thursday night, I syringe fed her through the night. She made it through and then began to start tiny amounts of food herself on Friday. Ate quite well and I stopped the syringe feeding. Saturday- she had...
  2. Petfan

    8 year old guinea pig with large abscess

    Hi I have a senior chap called Kegan with a large abscess on his side (and a smaller one under his arm). Our vet (who deals with exotics) says its not possible to drain it as there is nothing to drain. Instead we tried anti inflams which didnt work. He is chirpy as ever and lives with his...
  3. MeganSambrook

    Mites? Open Wound

    Hello, I’m new to the forum so I hope I am posting in the correct place. We’ve recently adopted a guineapig who we were told is 8 months old and had been attacked by a female guineapig in his cage. He has a superficial wound on his back which unfortunately he can reach with his back leg. He also...
  4. Cherrychops100

    Specialist Abscess on face - HELP

    Hi there, my guinea pig had a large lump on her face so we took her to the vet. She examined her and said that she had 2 abscesses, so cut them open to drain the puss and bacteria. She's on antibiotics and we're draining it with hibiscrub to try and squeeze everything out. However there is a...