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Bald Spot Above Bum, Any Ideas?

HankBruce

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Hi so over the last week I've been noticing one of my guinea pigs shedding more than usual, I thought nothing of it at first but today I noticed this flaky bald patch above his bum, I was reading online for things it could be and saw a few different answers so wasn't sure how to help it, so I thought I'd post some photos to see if anyone one has any specific answer for what this is and how to help my little guy 28381814_10208463554026982_1256549944_n.jpg 28236628_10208463553826977_1525014617_n.jpg .
Does anyone know what this is and how to treat it?
Thankyou c:
 

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Hi so over the last week I've been noticing one of my guinea pigs shedding more than usual, I thought nothing of it at first but today I noticed this flaky bald patch above his bum, I was reading online for things it could be and saw a few different answers so wasn't sure how to help it, so I thought I'd post some photos to see if anyone one has any specific answer for what this is and how to help my little guy View attachment 81354 View attachment 81355 .
Does anyone know what this is and how to treat it?
Thankyou c:
Hi! Please have your guinea pig vet checked. It could be a fungal infection.
Please be aware that we are legally not allowed (as any public online place) nor qualified enough to replace a hands-on vet examination. What we can do is give you avenues to pursue with a vet to get the most out of a visit.
 
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