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Crusty Stuff On Edge Of Ear?

WheekWheekPigge

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Hello, I am new to the forums so this is my first thread! Anyway, my guinea pig has a little bit of brown crusty stuff on his ear! I am always super paranoid about my piggies so this is really scary for me! Please help if you can!

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Not sure what that is. Take your piggy to see your vet. There is a vet locater at the top of the page.
 

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Please see a vet if in doubt. It is most likely not fungal (at least not ringworm, which is generally a white crust, but all we can do is speculate as much you do.
 

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I agree that a vet should be the one to diagnose what that is. We would only be speculating.
 

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Okay, I’ll try to get him to a vet soon! :3
An appointment during regular hours this week should suffice. You may find that it is just a bit of dry skin or a reaction to nibbling. But it requires a hand-on examination, which we certainly cannot provide. I wouldn't be worried too much anyway.
 

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This may be either a skin disease or possibly dry skin get your guinea pig to the vet as soon as possible to find out for sure
 

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An appointment during regular hours this week should suffice. You may find that it is just a bit of dry skin or a reaction to nibbling. But it requires a hand-on examination, which we certainly cannot provide. I wouldn't be worried too much anyway.
I just noticed something else on his ear, a little scratch do you think it’s connected?
 
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