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Small Lump On My Baby Guinea Pig?

babyandtheo

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At first I thought maybe it was just tangled hair and I was gonna cut it off then the more I felt, the more I realized that it might be connected to his skin? He's 6 weeks old and lives with his brother baby who is also 6 weeks and does not have this lump. It's like a ball of glue stuck on his fur or something?

Should I be worried?

I've never been to vet before so do I need to look online for good ones? Is there a drop in vet? Do I just take him back to the pet shop for them to have a look at it?
 

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Sorry - can't see your pictures .

If is any reassurance - boars do produce what we refer to as " boar glue " - which may be what you have noticed.


Here is an information thread ...

Boar Care: Bits, Bums & Baths
 

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Sorry, can’t see your pictures but it does sound like the infamous boar glue. The joys of boys....
 

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Sorry - can't see your pictures .

If is any reassurance - boars do produce what we refer to as " boar glue " - which may be what you have noticed.


Here is an information thread ...

Boar Care: Bits, Bums & Baths
Yup, those screenshots look like boar glue to me.
Sorry, can’t see your pictures but it does sound like the infamous boar glue. The joys of boys....
Hey guys, thanks for all the replies. I think it was boar glue and he took it off himself after I kept touching it I think xD
 

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Yep it looks like boar glue to me!
There is a vet locator at the top of the page for your info.
 
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