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Dandruff And Bald Patch

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New Born Pup
Mar 30, 2015
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Hi, noiticed my Teddy Boar male guinea pig suffers with what looks like dandruff and he has a bald patch near he's rump. Any advise on how to treat be greatly appreciated. Many thanks
Hi and welcome!

It could be fungal or the beginning of mange mites, but you will need a vet diagnosis, as treating on spec with too low dosed shop products can make things much worse instead of better. You also need to have all guinea pigs living together seen and treated as both conditions are transmittable. Some forms of fungal (ringworm) can also spread to humans and other pets.
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