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My guinea pig is bleeding

isabell

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I just got back from vacatin and my female guinea pig is bleeding form her bottom she is 3 years old and this has never happened before my mother told me it’s just a period but I’m concerned that my little girls in some trouble. My brother says that this has been happening for a while. I just need some advice from people who actually have experience with guinea pigs.
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This is Isabell, she is sleeping, I just want to know if I have to be very alarmed by this.
 

Eriathwen

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Guinea pigs do not bleed during their seasons like some animals, any bleeding is cause for concern. Please have her seen by a vet, it could be as simple as a UTI which a course of antibiotics will fix, if left it will only get worse and more expensive.
 

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Guinea pigs do not have periods so she does need to be seen by a vet as soon as possible, it's likely she is in pain too. Bleeding could be a sign of a UTI but it could also be a sign of something more sinister such as a womb infection. Left untreated this could end up being fatal so it's definitely wise to get her dealt with sooner rather than later
 

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Agree with other posts. Your piggies needs to see a vet urgently. Fresh frank blood (as we can see in your cage) is not normal. Piggies do not bleed like humans as part of their reproductive cycle. It could be a stone, a urine infection or a womb infection. Any of these require urgent attention at the vets.
 

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As everyone else has said, please get her to a vet as an emergency. She certainly should not be bleeding at all.
 

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:agr: Hope she's okay and is on the road to recovery very soon
 
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