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Possible Cheilitis?

Cyaneatscarrots

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My guinea pig, Milky has dry, scabby areas around his mouth. He is 5 and approaching 6 years old. He is housed with another piggy, who has no similar signs. Is this Cheilitis? Should I go to the vet? Is there any way I can treat it?CB60341E-8E29-4D3D-8E13-BBB6E8279464.jpeg
 

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My guinea pig, Milky has dry, scabby areas around his mouth. He is 5 and approaching 6 years old. He is housed with another piggy, who has no similar signs. Is this Cheilitis? Should I go to the vet? Is there any way I can treat it?View attachment 85910
Please see a vet and stop feeding any fruit and tomatoes until you have got a diagnosis. If it is cheilitis, then stop feeding fruit and tomatoes altogether.
 

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Turns out it was a mild case of cheilitis. I’m going to remove fruit and tomatoes from his diet. The vet says he should be fine within
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