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Scabs, any ideas....?

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penfold118

I am asking this on behalf of another guinea pig owner that I work with, one off her new guineas had a small scab on his back, the scab fell of naturally and left a small patch of dry skin, any ideas what this could be and treatment.

I will know go and get her to register and say hi.......

Ta, Jeremy...........

P.S. Does any one no a good cavvy vet near Hucknall / Nottingham for future reference ?
 
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Debs has just told me the dry skin is in the center of a rosset and about the size of a pea also another scab is forming under 1 cm away...
 

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Sounds like possible irritation from mites or lice.

Look on www,gorgeousguineas.com for excellent diagnosis advice and treatments.
 
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Hi, these are my 2, I have bathed him in salt water and rubbed some aloe vera to try and sooth
 

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Good advice from Starshine about GG, you can also buy over the counter nizoral or alphosyl for fungal related problems, and prioderm or lyclear for lice.

A good vets in Nottingham is Ruddington Vets, they are reasonably priced too :)
 
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