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Weird lump. Tumor?

jessicaspiggies

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I noticed this weird thing in my guinea pigs fur this morning and thought it was just goop in his hair. At closer examination, the skin around it is raised almost like a lump and it seems it split open and now this hard white goop is coming out of it that has dried. Does anyone know what it is?
 

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Sounds as if you need to see a vet as soon as possible.
This is always a good idea whenever there is any concern.
I hope it will turn out to be nothing serious.
Please keep us posted.
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I noticed this weird thing in my guinea pigs fur this morning and thought it was just goop in his hair. At closer examination, the skin around it is raised almost like a lump and it seems it split open and now this hard white goop is coming out of it that has dried. Does anyone know what it is?
Hi! It sounds like burst sebaceous cyst. While the cyst is in itself harmless, please see a vet to have the cyst cleared in order to prevent infection and to discuss whether it is better to remove the cyst as it is going to refill and potentially burst again.
 

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It could be a cyst or abscess that has burst... definitely worth seeing a vet to clean it out and discuss options to help it heal.
 
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