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My guinea's eye seems to have been injured. I think he and

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his brother were playing, maybe...
My guinea's eye seems to have been injured. I think he and his brother were playing, maybe a little rough. I can't drive due to my own injury. Is there something I can use from around the house? I don't want to seem casual, but would the eye just fall out on its own? I've had piggies and never had eye problems
JA: I'm sorry to hear that. Strange behavior is often perplexing. I'm sure the Veterinarian can help you. What is the guinea's name and age?
Customer: DauntlessGru. He's 1
JA: Is there anything else important you think the Veterinarian should know about DauntlessGru?
Customer: I can take a pic and send it
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Pet Specialist: PitRottMommy, Veterinary Nurse replied 1 year ago
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Hello, JACustomer. I have been a Veterinary Nurse for over 15 years and would be happy to help you today. I'm reviewing your question right now.

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Pet Specialist: PitRottMommy, Veterinary Nurse replied 1 year ago

Can you please attach a pic?

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Customer reply replied 1 year ago
I think the pic attached
Pet Specialist: PitRottMommy, Veterinary Nurse replied 1 year ago

This is a substantial corneal ulcer that does need to be treated. Eyes are very firmly secured within the eye socket and require a very delicate surgery to remove it. From what I can see, this does look like it needs to be enucleated (removed). If you are not able to travel, I would consider searching for a mobile vet in the area who can come to you.

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Customer reply replied 1 year ago
Ugh. Ok. Sadly we live in a very poor county if Pa and don't have mobile availability. Vets who care for "exotics" are not close, either. I will try my hardest to get him somewhere. His appetite nor energy are effected. Unless you saw his eye you'd never know there was something wrong
Pet Specialist: PitRottMommy, Veterinary Nurse replied 1 year ago

Some guinea pigs are very stoic about pain, so this may be the reason to unchanged energy and appetite. This is good news as it may take some time to find someone who can help.

If you'll share what city in PA you reside, I may be able to assist finding a vet who sees GP's.

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Customer reply replied 1 year ago
Brownsville Pa. 15417. Good luck haha
Pet Specialist: PitRottMommy, Veterinary Nurse replied 1 year ago

Give me about 30 minutes. Let me see what I can find. I may need the luck! lol

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Customer reply replied 1 year ago
Thanks
Pet Specialist: PitRottMommy, Veterinary Nurse replied 1 year ago

15 mins from Brownsville, PA: http://www.fayettevet.net/id-1319

Next closest is 1 hour: http://www.pleasanthillspethospital.com

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Customer reply replied 1 year ago
Omggg!!!!!! Thank you!! And they help piggies?????
Pet Specialist: PitRottMommy, Veterinary Nurse replied 1 year ago

That's what it says online. That could be incorrect, but that's what google says. Certainly call them tomorrow and confirm.

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