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  1. D

    home remedies for uti?

    i’m worried my guinea pig ten has a uti, she peed pink the day before yesterday and was squeaking while going to the potty. then yesterday she seemed to have clear pee and no signs of pain (I only tested once since I can’t tell from her cage bedding). but today she has pinkish pee again...
  2. C

    Help for mild cystitis

    Hi everyone, I posted a while back about Dougie seeming to strain doing his business and I’m now looking to get some advice from more experienced owners about treatment for sterile cystitis. He has been mildly straining to do his business maybe 2-3 times a day (not constant and no squeaks) and...
  3. D

    blood on bedding, please help

    i found one dried blood spot on my guinea pigs’ bedding a couple of days ago, but haven’t noticed anything similar since also, 2 days ago donna was straining to poop (though this might’ve been due to too many carrots) and squeaking in pain, but that stopped too the next day and this morning &...
  4. thw797

    Guinea pig peeing blood intermittently for over a month — what to do now?

    Hi all! This is my first post here and after lurking and reading other’s experiences, I’ve decided to come here and ask. My girl Daisy is around 3 years old. She has been peeing blood intermittently ever since the end of November. I took her to the emergency vet where they diagnosed her with a...
  5. Cryptillian

    Worm-looking thing came out of guinea pig post stone surgery?

    Hi all, so I made a post a few weeks ago about my 7 year old boar who had a large bladder stone and later had a successful surgery a few weeks ago. He gained most of his weight back and seemed back to himself but we had to extend his pain meds another week because he was still in some pain. Vet...
  6. Cryptillian

    What do I do if my senior guinea pig has stones?

    Going to give some context here. I am from the US, my pigs are given oxbow vitimin C supplement daily, cup of various veg (romaine, cucumber, bell pepper, carrot, strawberry blueberry, apple, watermelon rind, etc but only the romaine and bell pepper is really a daily thing, fruits are more of a...
  7. Puddles1999

    Ovarian cysts?

    Hi everyone. My minnie just went to the vet because she has been losing weight continuously. She had an uti last year around the same time. She seemed to get uti’s quite a bit and I know the vet had mentioned last time reoccurring utis can be a sign of a hormonal problems. She expressed her...
  8. Puddles1999

    Lost Weight?

    Hi Everybody. My Minnie used to weigh around 1,000. Plus or minus 30 grams. However recently for the last few months she’s been weighing around 880-890. I weigh her every night at 8pm to get a more accurate reading. She has been to the vet and she just came off baytril for a uti. However this...
  9. Suki&Indie

    Urine Scald after UTI

    Hi all! The past month has been a bit crazy as my 5yr old female suddenly got a very bad UTI. We did our best to keep her clean during the UTI but she still seems to have urine scald, her genitals seem to be very swollen though which I’m not sure if that’s normal - she did lose quite a bit of...
  10. L

    UTI, urine still bloody on antibiotics

    Hello all, I’m looking for help and other ideas for my 1.5-2yo (estimated) boar, Pollen. He underwent light sedation (isofluorane) at the vet on Friday 3/17 for an X-ray to rule out dental issues after about a month of one intermittently runny nostril. The X-ray was normal, but it took him the...
  11. P

    Unknown infection & difficulty with antibiotics

    Nancy my guinea pig has some kind of infection. She has been to see a guinea pig savvy vet. She has had her stomach felt, urine tested and nothing showed up. She has been given 6 days of baytril based on the photo of discharge coming from her bottom the day before I saw the vet which I showed...
  12. S

    Bladder Pain 6 Year Old Female Pig

    Hi Everyone, I’m looking for some advice for our 6 year old pig. In April this year she had a bladder stone removed and recovered very well after the surgery. Several months passed and she started making pained noises when urinating again. We took her back to the vet fully expecting that she...
  13. x_x

    Not eating on baytril

    Patches, my guinea pig, was recommended some baytril for red urine, as in possible UTI. The vet did not know much about what was to be done as I am in India and you rarely find guinea pigs here. After baytril he said no probiotics were needed. I gave Patches the medicine Thursday night and on...
  14. BennyandHumphrey

    Orange pee and slightly smaller poos after a UTI

    Hi guys I’m new to the forum and worried. I have two rescues ( was meant to be fostering but fell I love ) with me, Benny ( Benedict)and Humphrey. Had them a few months now. Benny has always been more outgoing and wheekish, whilst Humphrey is more of a grump…hates being stoked etc …they were...
  15. Queenjellybeany

    Blood in wee, squeaking and i just want it sorted 😭😭

    Hello I’m looking for some advice and I’m really sorry to post about this again but I’m feeling quite stressed about it. I’ve been back and forth a lot with the vets as my lady piggie is squeaking when weeing, has had very soft poops and sometimes weeing a very teeny amount of blood. She has...
  16. Arekkisu

    UTI recovery help

    Hey all! TLDR: Guinea pig not peeing a lot, any foods or methods to help him pee better? My guinea pig Biscuit (M 4½) has had a nasty case of UTI, took him to the vet on saturday and vet perscribed metacam (the special one for guinea pigs) and enrocare Since saturday hes gone from wheeking...
  17. Banjobean

    Blood in urine?

    I've spent many an hour reading posts on this forum over the years but my first post here! So hello all! Banjo has always loved drinking a lot of water and snacking on his biscuits/hay - he seems so happy when doing so, only the last few days perhaps a week I've been starting to wonder if he...
  18. Chonkerz

    Interstitial Cystitis cocktail of treatments—advice?

    My two female guinea pigs have been having recurring UTI’s for over a year now. Only once has any bacteria been found in one of their urines which was the last time in December but that was treated with antibiotics. The bacteria went but the blood in the urine stayed along with squeaking when...
  19. Guptheguineapig

    Recurring UTIs connected to REPRODUCTIVE issues

    Hello all. I read many awesome conversations on this forum and I wanted to post to ask the hive mind if anyone has anything similar happen. Samoa is my four year old piggie who has had three UTIs from November to this week. As well as another this summer. So within a year she has had 4...
  20. lilpumpkamo

    Mystery hair loss near back legs during persistent UTI

    Hello all, I am stumped so I wanted to crowdsource some info from other guinea pig owners. This is mostly a TLDR I wrote a lot under the images on Imgur. Here is her history: Age: I have had Kaylor for 3.5 years, unsure of her age as I rescued her but let's guess about 5 years old now...
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