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My name is ***** ***** I have been a Vet tech for 30+ years with special interest in small animals and exotics.
Could you please post a picture of the ear so I can have a visual of it?
Can you tell me the diet?
I just viewed the Picture and it looks like Mites on the ear. This is a picture of Mites and if you notice it looks very similar: https://www.guineapigcages.com/forum/attachment.php?attachmentid=51278&stc=1&thumb=1&d=1372555628
This will need to be addressed by a Vet who is familiar with Guinea Pigs and exotics. They will do a skin scraping to identify the type of mite causing the problem. Since you just got the Guinea Pig, if it came from a Pet Shop I would alert them to the fact you have to take the Guinea Pig t the Vet for this problem and see if they will reimburse you for the visit.
Make sure the guinea pig is getting a Vitamin Supplement daily since they cannot manufacture Vitamin C in the body.
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Ivermectin injectable and and oral are what is used to treat this problem. But a Skin scraping needs to be done first to positively identify the problem and then the Vet will decide the course of medication and how it will be administered. This is about treatment: http://www.guinealynx.info/mites.html If I have addressed your concerns, please take a moment to rate my service positive so I can be compensated for my time and answers.
Yes you will want to separate the Guinea Pigs, it should not bother anyone else. I would clean the enclosure and change the bedding as well. It does need treatment as soon as you can get the guinea pig into the Vet.
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