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My guinea pig is bleeding from her and the vet can't see her…

My guinea pig is...

My guinea pig is bleeding from her butt and the vet can't see her til tomorrow

Veterinarian's Assistant: I'm sorry to hear that. What is the guinea pig's name and age?

Oreo and she is almost 1 year

Veterinarian's Assistant: Is there anything else the Veterinarian should be aware of about Oreo?

Her belly is very bloated and she won't eat

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10/10/2017
Dr B
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HI this is DRB and I will try and help you with this...

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first I need to ask is this blood actually coming from her rectum or just near there?

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Customer reply replied 8 months ago
I can't really tell..but it looks like from her butt
Customer reply replied 8 months ago
Yeah her back side is where it is coming from

is it constant?

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Customer reply replied 8 months ago
Not constant but it looks like a bit is on the fluff on her cage floor.

When you look at her back in is it seeping?

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so, is there active bleeding?

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The pictures are not clear....but there does not appear to be any active bleeding there......is your guinea pig active?

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Customer reply replied 8 months ago
She is moving around a bit and she is not eating her pellets but she is eating pieces of pepper

Ok, well if you cannot get her to an ER tonight then there is not anything you can really do other than hold pressure on the area of bleeding if that becomes necessary......and let her eat the peppers....

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Can I answer any other questions for you tonight?

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Customer reply replied 8 months ago
No that's it thanks.

Make sure her cage is not near an AC vent so she does not get cold...

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Customer reply replied 8 months ago
Ok I will make sure she is warm

best of luck tomorrow and if you have additional questions after your vet visit I am online every night....no extra charge in next two nights...

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