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Hi. I got one of the girls out, Minja, a few minutes ago and noticed something on her foot. Any ideas? It seems she can walk okay, but since she's a prey animal I'm not sure.image.jpg
 

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Sorry, the quality isn't that good. :doh:

It kinda looks similar to the colour of her foot, surrounded by a white ring which feels a little rough. My mum said it looked like a corn, but I didn't think piggies could get those?
 

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The picture is not good enough to really say; it looks like a scab or something? Please have it checked by a vet.
 

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I will find a better camera in a minute. It's 8pm where I am and the only vet open is with a emergency care one, who are not good with 'exotic vets' (I had brought my hamster there -R.I.P Nibble- and they did do not do the right diagnosing we realised after sending him to a different vet later on. Brought Ginny there and they advised to them him muesli as it is good for him:( ).
 

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I will find a better camera in a minute. It's 8pm where I am and the only vet open is with a emergency care one, who are not good with 'exotic vets' (I had brought my hamster there -R.I.P Nibble- and they did do not do the right diagnosing we realised after sending him to a different vet later on. Brought Ginny there and they advised to them him muesli as it is good for him:( ).
It is not an emergency; just see the vet when it is convenient for you next week. The foot doesn't look infected or painful. ;)
Here is our UK piggy savvy vet locator: https://www.theguineapigforum.co.uk/threads/dominance-behaviours-in-guinea-pigs.28949/
 

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Oh, that's good. ^_^

I was planning to have all the guineapigs taken to Taverham vets this or next week, so I'm lucky it didn't appear after that.
 
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