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Nicky71

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Help .
I am taking piggy to vet tomorrow after I found this on him tonight . It is above his butt to the right . He seems fine in himself , normal behaviour , eating , pooping etc . But in the meantime what should I do ? Should I clean it and if so what with ? Looks like an open wound with yukky stuff inside and smells like halitosis . I handle him every day but only found this tonight ...
He has recently got over a URI and statis after the antibiotics .
One thing after another poor lad.
Thank you .

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Hoppity.K

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I’m so sorry I cant offer any advise on what to do (I’m not experienced enough.. sorry)
Hope he gets on ok at vets & good you got an appointment so quickly. Let us know how he gets on. Hugs x
 

Nicky71

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Thanks . I’ve cleaned it with a saline solution . I suspect it is a burst abcess . x
I’m so sorry I cant offer any advise on what to do (I’m not experienced enough.. sorry)
Hope he gets on ok at vets & good you got an appointment so quickly. Let us know how he gets on. Hugs x
QUOTE="Hoppity.K, post: 2112541, member: 126762"]I’m so sorry I cant offer any advise on what to do (I’m not experienced enough.. sorry)
Hope he gets on ok at vets & good you got an appointment so quickly. Let us know how he gets on. Hugs x[/QUOTE]
 

Kiko+Peanut

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Oh no! If I knew what it was I would tell you but sadly I don't. Hope he gets better soon!
 

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You’ve done the right thing getting him to the vets and cleaning it with saline in the meantime. Please let us know how he gets on.
 
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