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Edema In Guinea Pig

gupi_66

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My guinea pig has major fluid retention under its chin and its "armpits ".The vet gave him a diuretic, heart medication, and a supplement(vitamins and amino acid). Please help if u have any more information.

I thought he was only gaining weight. When he stopped eating we took him to the vet. He lost weight but his lower sides were still "fat".
The only other information I could find was large swelling underneath gunieapig told its an edema.
I got him in 2017 so he maybe 3. He is he.
After the vet visits his appetite is normal but doesn't drink any water. Has lost hair in the swollen parts. And has eczema because of the medication.
 

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Oedema can have a number of causes but the commonest cause in piggies seems to be heart failure. Your vet sounds on the ball. The weight gain is because of fluid retention.
I hope he improves soon
 

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I don't have any advise to add but want to wish all the best for your piggie.
 
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