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Dental Molar overgrown again one week after trim

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Hi, I would like to ask about why my piggy's molars overgrown again only one week after trim?
She did the trimming for 6 lower side molar more than a week ago. 2 days after the trim, she seemed to recover well and even ate hay on her own. But the next day, the status suddenly went worse. She didn't eat anything on her own, and she even refuse to have critical care ( she used to love it much). This situation continued for several days.
2 days ago, I took her to the vet again. The vet said that one molar on each lower side were overgrown again. And the infection of tongue has influenced her lung. The vet did the trim again and changed the antibiotic to bactrim.
I am not sure whether the vet is right or wrong. 2 days has past, but I cannot see any improvement on her. She still hate the critical care, and has much trouble eating food. Plus, since the first time she got trimmed, she always seems choked and split things out with a funny face. And this time, she even cannot pick up food ( I guess the vet trimmed her front teeth to short).
I don't know why her molars overgrow again so quickly, is there any underlying issue, and is there anything I can do to prevent it? I really don't want her to get trimmed every week and let her suffer that much.
 

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Hi and Welcome to the Forum
:wel:

I am sorry your piggy is having dental problems - sadly it is something that many of our members have dealt with.

A good place to start would be if you could let us know roughly where you live - country/state?
This will allow us to help with vet recommendations.
Is the vet you are seeing experienced with guinea pigs?
Is she on antibiotics for the infection and probiotics and a gut stimulant?
 

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Hi, I would like to ask about why my piggy's molars overgrown again only one week after trim?
She did the trimming for 6 lower side molar more than a week ago. 2 days after the trim, she seemed to recover well and even ate hay on her own. But the next day, the status suddenly went worse. She didn't eat anything on her own, and she even refuse to have critical care ( she used to love it much). This situation continued for several days.
2 days ago, I took her to the vet again. The vet said that one molar on each lower side were overgrown again. And the infection of tongue has influenced her lung. The vet did the trim again and changed the antibiotic to bactrim.
I am not sure whether the vet is right or wrong. 2 days has past, but I cannot see any improvement on her. She still hate the critical care, and has much trouble eating food. Plus, since the first time she got trimmed, she always seems choked and split things out with a funny face. And this time, she even cannot pick up food ( I guess the vet trimmed her front teeth to short).
I don't know why her molars overgrow again so quickly, is there any underlying issue, and is there anything I can do to prevent it? I really don't want her to get trimmed every week and let her suffer that much.
Hi!

Could you please tell us which country you are in and how experienced with guinea pig dentals your vet is?

@furryfriends (TEAS)
 

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Hi and Welcome to the Forum
:wel:

I am sorry your piggy is having dental problems - sadly it is something that many of our members have dealt with.

A good place to start would be if you could let us know roughly where you live - country/state?
This will allow us to help with vet recommendations.
Is the vet you are seeing experienced with guinea pigs?
Is she on antibiotics for the infection and probiotics and a gut stimulant?
Thank you for your reply! I live in the US. My vet is an exotic vet, with many years of experience. But the main focus of him might be birds.
My piggy has tried 2 antibiotics but with no probiotics or gut stimulant.
 

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Hi!

Could you please tell us which country you are in and how experienced with guinea pig dentals your vet is?

@furryfriends (TEAS)
Thank you for your reply! I live in the US. My vet is an exotic vet, with many years of experience. I have seen good comments about his skills on guinea pig from the internet. But the main focus of him might be birds.
 
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