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Just felt this tiny spot / lump on Pippin. All white , totally on the surface or so it feels like... I think I will make an appointment and get this checked out but wondered if anyone had any thoughts/idea? I will add a zoomed in pic next 20190524_174725.jpg
 

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It feels almost like one of my chicken pox scars....
 

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Where abouts on her is this? Generally little lumps can be fairly benign, although a vet appointment won't do any harm. Providing there's no growth, it's not in an essential area and it doesnt feel hot or look icky, its likely to be something harmless 😊
 

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Where abouts on her is this? Generally little lumps can be fairly benign, although a vet appointment won't do any harm. Providing there's no growth, it's not in an essential area and it doesnt feel hot or look icky, its likely to be something harmless 😊
It is on her back near her hip area... took me a few mins to locate it again today! Not red, icky or anything but when I touched it - to see if she would react - she did - I did do it a few times... will monitor it then make an appointment just to get it checked out #mystery
 

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Hope it's nothing to concerning!
Hi I see you are in Nottinghamshire - just wondered what vets you use? The closest to me that i had to to use for Gladys was the Vets for Pets inside Pets and Home and the 2 vets I saw were very good but I don't have a regular vet and none listed in the section on here for Nottingham...
 

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Hi I see you are in Nottinghamshire - just wondered what vets you use? The closest to me that i had to to use for Gladys was the Vets for Pets inside Pets and Home and the 2 vets I saw were very good but I don't have a regular vet and none listed in the section on here for Nottingham...
Don’t know how close it is to you but have you tried Arnold & Carlton Vets? I believe they are exotic. Also there’s an Ark vets in Chilwell, not sure if they’re exotic as the Ark I go to is but it might be owned by a different chain. Hope that’s at least a little helpful :)
 

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Don’t know how close it is to you but have you tried Arnold & Carlton Vets? I believe they are exotic. Also there’s an Ark vets in Chilwell, not sure if they’re exotic as the Ark I go to is but it might be owned by a different chain. Hope that’s at least a little helpful :)
Thanks. I have just been online and spotted the Arnold & Carlton one says they are exotic so I will give them a call tomorrow. There are plenty of vets around me but you never know how much they know about piggies...I will look at the Ark one too - Thanks @Little Ones
 

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I work at a vets so take all my piggies there, medivet hucknall. They're mostly a dog and cats vets but have done fine by my piggies so far! Ive heard good things about Eastwood vets for pets for piggies, and a vets in Matlock has their own piggie specialist!
 

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Up-date on the weird lump - took her today to the vets - no change in the lump at all since I originally posted - Vet said ' It's nothing ... he was a locum - not very nice if i am honest! So I will just monitor it like I have been doing.... so still none the wiser...
 

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That must be so frustrating when you try to do everything a caring and responsible owner should.
Keep us posted
 

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That must be so frustrating when you try to do everything a caring and responsible owner should.
Keep us posted
Admittedly the vet wasn't a Cavy savvy one and I do have the details for one that is about an hour's drive away but I will just monitor it and see how we go. Any change at all and she will go and see someone who knows there stuff!
 

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Craig at Chine House is excellent if you do need a knowledgeable vet. It's north Leicestershire so depending on your location in Nottingham it shouldn't take too long to get to
 

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Craig at Chine House is excellent if you do need a knowledgeable vet. It's north Leicestershire so depending on your location in Nottingham it shouldn't take too long to get to
Thanks.. I will have a look at how far they are from me.... the closer the better really..
 
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