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Bald Patch On Nose

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Megannah

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Hello, last week I found on my Piggie Marshall I noticed a small patch of hair above his nose was dry and stuck together, I looked it up on line and i couldn't find anything , but today as I picked him up the dried hair was hanging of his nose and fell off and underneath was a tiny red sore? His nails are quite long at the moment as I havnt got round to taking him to the groomers to have them chopped and was thinking he might have scratched it, I have started to wash the sore with sterilised water to see if it will get any better, should I be worried or is this nothing to worry about?
 

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These are some pictures of what the dried hair looked like last week before the hair fell off.

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It's difficult to tell from the photo, it could be mild fungal but it could also be a healing wound if he as knocked his nose or has been nipped. Best to see what the vet thinks. Is it the only spot?
 

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hiya, it's looking completely fine now just the red sore isn't red or anything and looks like normal healing skin , he's just got a little bald patch above his nose so I'm thinking he may have caught it
 
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