ringworm

  1. L

    Crusty Eyelid?

    Hi, today I realized that the left eyelid of one of my guinea pig babies looks kind of swollen and crusty, but we aren’t sure what the cause might be. He doesn’t seem to have any problems with it, but it definitely looks like something is wrong. Otherwise, he is very healthy, eats and poops...
  2. L

    F10 aerosol fogger and ringworm

    Has anyone used the F10 aerosol fogger in a house before please? I'm having a nightmare with ringworm. I'm cleaning with F10 and washing on 60C and doing an imaverol dip every 3 days and I've still found a new patch of ringworm and they've had 3 washes so far. I'm wondering if anyone knows what...
  3. L

    Imaverol Help

    Hi. So my two guinea pigs have got ringworm. If I used imaverol every 3 days do I still need to apply cream etc? I've read the thread on ringworm but I can't get the oral medication from my vets, they don't tend to offer it. How do you wash them with imaverol properly without getting it in...
  4. lilypet

    Worried about giving elderly piggy Itrafungol

    Hi all, I haven't posted for years and years, but I joined the form when our 2 piggies were new! Sadly Lily died a few years ago, but Petal is still going strong :nod:- she's 7. However, I took her to the vet's last week because of a bald patch over her eye for about 2 weeks. Suspected...
  5. S

    Bad rash on guinea pigs butt

    Hi I got my guinea pig from petco a couple of weeks ago and she started developing a scab that soon turned into a bald spot and is sort of bleeding, I’m worried and confused if it’s mange or ringworm, she doesn’t have any hair loss anywhere else but that place. I started treating her for...
  6. F

    Possible Ringworm In New Piggie

    Hi everyone! So yesterday in our boy piggie (Approx 11 weeks old) I noticed a bald flaky looking patch at the bottom of his back. Called the shop we got him from to ask what we needed to do etcetc. I've ordered the spot on stuff he's suggested for if it isn't ringworm but honestly from...
  7. Sherman and Shaggy's Mom

    Is it ringworm or did his hair get pulled?

    Is this ringworm, at first his hair was stuck together and looked like he got boar glue on it but today a piece is missing. So I'm unsure if it got stuck somewhere and he pulled or if its ringworm? I won't be able to get to the vets tonight so I need to know what I can do, I might have to take...
  8. Alicevftroy

    I have ringworm, what do I do about the pigs?

    I am a fairly new guinea pig owner* with three guinea pigs and today I found out that I have ringworm or some other kind of fungal infection on my scalp, I'm not sure what to do. I don't know whether it has come from one of the pigs - one of them did have a patch of red inflamed skin a couple of...
  9. K

    Hair loss

    Hello everyone! I am new to this app and also a New Guinea pig owner. My guineas; Ronnie and Reggie and both around 9 weeks old and have been fine so far until I noticed last week reggies fur above his eye has been falling out and today I checked up on him again and more hair has been lost! The...
  10. D

    Decontamination after ringworm

    Hi 👋 My guinea pig was fine for about three weeks, then developed a mild case of ringworm. I am following the vet recommendations and using a shampoo recommended by a reliable source, but I am having trouble finding information on decontamination. Most websites say top to bottom house cleaning...
  11. cashewandpeppa

    Spreading ringworm to guinea pigs

    I’ve searched this forum and other reputable veterinary websites online, but no one has been clear about the possibility of a human with ringworm transferring it to their guinea pigs. I don’t have ringworm, but my girls finally got rid of theirs - they were both from pet stores. In the case I...
  12. cashewandpeppa

    Dry skin on ears

    Hi everyone! Any advice on how to treat dry skin on ears? One of my girl’s very dark ears get a white-ish cast on them, where it comes and goes, and looks like dry skin. She’s been treated for ringworm for 1.5 months, has had Ivomec drop treatments, and topical anti-fungal. She was just...
  13. 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!
  14. J

    SKINNY PIG ITCHING AND BITING

    Hi, I have a three month old hairless guinea pig. He has been itching and biting himself very frequently and has one major spot where I believe he scratched raw that has now began to heal, but it is dry and flaky. First I thought he had mange mites, but after being given a topical dose of...
  15. T

    Ringworm

    Hi all, I got a guinea pig from what I thought was a reputable source, but she turned out to have quite a severe case of ringworm. I've taken her to the vet (prescribed oral antifungal meds) and have nearly finished the treatment course. I've also given her 2 baths. The ringworm is looking much...
  16. Guineapigsmcr

    Lice / hairloss / stress advice please!

    Hi all I have 2 boy guineapigs, both around 8 months old now. They moved into their new cage setup downstairs last week so I could make their enclosure bigger, I have noticed since then one of my piggies moo, has started to loose some hair around the front of one of his eyes, his other is fine...
  17. Arwhal

    Dry patch on forehead. Ringworm?

    I’ve had my Mocha for a little over 2 weeks now and noticed a dry bump on her forehead Thursday May 14th that got larger in a few hours. I did some research and it seemed to match up with ringworm. I’ve been using Head & Shoulders on her and Tolnaftate after washing her down. I haven’t had a...
  18. Bebimbars

    Ringworm ? On lockdown, need help

    Hi everyone, I really need help as we are in a sticky situation. I live in France and the whole country is under lockdown, we can only get out of the house to go to the supermarket, pharmacy and emergency doctor appointments. Our young sow (7 weeks old) has come up with a white crusty patch...
  19. 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...
  20. ashimay

    Crust and sore on the nose!

    On Friday I noticed that one of my guinea pig’s fur on the nose had gone slightly yellow and a little crusty (as can be seen in the first two photos). His breathing sounded just fine and his eyes showed no signs of cloudiness, discharge, watering etc, he has been eating and behaving as normal...
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