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Massage pillow for bloat?

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I've heard that massage pillows can help a piggy with bloat, my Bradley seems quite gassy a lot of the time and needs his belly massaged if he is to poop properly. What sort of pillow would I be looking for? I'm trailing through Amazon as we speak :))
 

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Bloat is normally a secondary condition, how is he himself? What is his eating and drinking habits?

You would be looking for a Vibration pad of some kind.
 
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He eats and drinks like a trooper, just seems to get bloated at the slightest things, some days he's fine, other days even if he only has his hay and pellets he gets bloated and doesn't seem to poop as much as the other two.
 

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He eats and drinks like a trooper, just seems to get bloated at the slightest things, some days he's fine, other days even if he only has his hay and pellets he gets bloated and doesn't seem to poop as much as the other two.

I know from experience, my pig suddenly one day started bloating. She was also on a hay diet at the time and didnot get anything for a good few days she still Bloated. After the first time she bloated reguarly and the first vet said it was caused by "hairballs".

I changed vets, my new vet is Very Guinea Pig Savy. They said they believed Bloat was secondary and not the cause.

Does your pig drink alot?

Anyways, the bloat was very much secondary my pig was very Ill, we did find the cause but I had to say goodbye as she went downhill so quickly.
 
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He drinks the same amount as he always has, I wouldn't say he's an excessive drinker and he doesn't spend an awful lot of time at the water bottle. I took him and his brother to the vets on Thursday and she said that his bloating had gone down, it's certainly a lot better than it was.

He started peeing blood on Friday and has been on baytril for that, the blood has stopped but he does seem to raise his bum quite high off the floor when pooping. We think he may have passed a tiny bladder stone as there was a scab of dried blood and a piece of grit.
 

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If he continues peeing blood I would have him Xrayed incase there is more stones.

Good Luck xx
 

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