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Abbiestewart

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Hi I have a guinea pig named bubbles. Recently he's lost a lot of weight and there was crusting round his eyes and nose. I took him to the vet and they said it's a nasal infection so I've been syringe feeding him hourly over last night and he put on some weight and it seemed he was getting better. He is going to be having dental surgery on Monday but tonight he started dragging his body and has suddenly gotten week and been a bit pickier with the syringe and has a mucus/yellow/goo coming from his butt. What should I do? He's on antibiotics, painkillers,probiotic and syringed food and some bannana and hay.
 

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Welcome to the forum.
My first reaction would be to take him to the vet as an emergency.
It might just prove to be nothing serious but it’s better to be reassured.
Let us know how things go
 

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Thank you! I'm taking him rn and will let use know how it goes
 

Abbiestewart

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Welcome to the forum.
My first reaction would be to take him to the vet as an emergency.
It might just prove to be nothing serious but it’s better to be reassured.
Let us know how things go
And to me! Let us know how it goes.
Definitely sounds like an emergency to me
Hi guys it's just to let use know that unfortunately bubbles couldn't pull through. We done everything we could but in the end he was in too much pain and had to be put down.
 

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I'm really sorry to hear that Abbie. Sometimes weakness and lethargy are a sign that the body is shutting down and often at that point there is little that can be done. I'm so sorry for your loss. Please feel free to leave a tribute in the rainbow bridge section when you feel ready
 

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I would like to say a massive thank you to everyone for all your advice and kind words. It has been a very hard day and was extremely hard to say goodbye.
 
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