Pet

Get pet questions answered by pet Experts

Ask an Expert,
Get an Answer ASAP!

I have a female guinea pig who is about 9 months old who…

Customer Question
I have a female...

I have a female guinea pig who is about 9 months old who apparently has wryneck. Is there any over the counter medicine I can give her or natural herbs that I could use? I am pretty sure it is not pneumonia because she is still eating and today she was a little more active. Although this evening she is quiet again. I don't really have the money for a vet visit and vets that treat guinea pigs are hard to find.

Veterinarian's Assistant: I'll do all I can to help. I'm sure the Veterinarian can help with the pneumonia. What is the guinea pig's name?

Dory.

Veterinarian's Assistant: Is there anything else important you think the Veterinarian should know about Dory?

I don't think so. She has been very active and a real sweetheart up until about 3 days ago. I noticed she was not coming out of her house. So I picked her up and saw that her head was tilted. So I put her in her own cage (I have 2) and have been trying to just hold her and rub her neck as much as possible. Oh and her eye is weird looking. I don't even know how to explain it. Kind of rolling down and weird looking.

Submitted: 5 months ago.Category: Pet
Show More
Show Less
Ask Your Own Pet Question
Answered in 15 hours by:
12/17/2017
Pet Specialist: PitRottMommy, Veterinary Nurse replied 5 months ago
PitRottMommy
PitRottMommy, Veterinary Nurse
Category: Pet
Satisfied Customers: 11,554
Experience: 15 yrs experience in vet med, 8 in emergency med. Founder of a non-profit animal rescue
Verified

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.

Ask Your Own Pet Question
Pet Specialist: PitRottMommy, Veterinary Nurse replied 5 months ago

Can you share pictures or video of the wryneck and the eye?

In what city and state do you reside?

Ask Your Own Pet Question
Customer reply replied 5 months ago
For some reason my computer is not recognizing my phone. But I live in Traverse City, Michigan.
Pet Specialist: PitRottMommy, Veterinary Nurse replied 5 months ago

Can you share pictures or video of the wryneck and the eye?

Ask Your Own Pet Question
Was this answer helpful?
Ask Dr. Andy Your Own Question
Dr. Andy
Dr. Andy
Dr. Andy, Medical Director
Category: Pet
Satisfied Customers: 551
551 Satisfied Customers
Experience: 2003 Graduate

Dr. Andy is online now

A new question is answered every 9 seconds

How JustAnswer works:

  • Ask an ExpertExperts are full of valuable knowledge and are ready to help with any question. Credentials confirmed by a Fortune 500 verification firm.
  • Get a Professional AnswerVia email, text message, or notification as you wait on our site. Ask follow up questions if you need to.
  • 100% Satisfaction GuaranteeRate the answer you receive.

JustAnswer in the News:

Ask-a-doc Web sites: If you've got a quick question, you can try to get an answer from sites that say they have various specialists on hand to give quick answers... Justanswer.com.
JustAnswer.com...has seen a spike since October in legal questions from readers about layoffs, unemployment and severance.
Web sites like justanswer.com/legal
...leave nothing to chance.
Traffic on JustAnswer rose 14 percent...and had nearly 400,000 page views in 30 days...inquiries related to stress, high blood pressure, drinking and heart pain jumped 33 percent.
Tory Johnson, GMA Workplace Contributor, discusses work-from-home jobs, such as JustAnswer in which verified Experts answer people’s questions.
I will tell you that...the things you have to go through to be an Expert are quite rigorous.

What Customers are Saying:

I must tell you I found this site by accident and was amazed when I asked a question of the Veteranians online. I wish I could have found it sooner it could have made such a difference in the outcome of my pet's surgery. However, I am passing along the information to my sister-in-law (a cat-rescue person who is also a nurse), and perhaps it will help someone else who may experience the same problem. The doctor who answered my question was amazing, and while it didn't come it time to change the outcome of my situation, it is reassuring to know the caliber of Vets/Doctors that you have at JustAnswer. Thank you for being there.

Alice H.Jacksonville, Fl.

You are a light at the end of scary tunnel when $ are tight, but people need professional help to turn to for help with their dear pets!

LinhCharleston, WV

$1,000 spent at his vet, and I finally get the correct diagnosis from Nancy Holmes for $15

CarolCedar Hill, MO

I think this is the greatest web site in the world. Thanks to all!

JudyNew Haven, CT

I have referred several friends to your web site. I'm impressed with how easy it is to use your site, the Experts available and the quickness of answers.

NinaUSA

I am completely pleased with the quick response that I received in our time of need for our dog, Jasmine. I couldn't believe how quick the response was and I thank you. It's good to know you're there!!

Jasmine's MomUSA

Please let everyone involved with your site know that your Expert, Dr. Lucy, has saved my dog's life. I will recommend your site to all my pet loving friends. Thank you again for simply being there!

Sonya GEasley, SC

< Previous | Next >

Meet the Experts:

Dr. Andy

Dr. Andy

Medical Director

551 satisfied customers

2003 Graduate

Joan

Joan

Vet Technician

3,129 satisfied customers

Vet Tech for 35+yrs. Small Animals and Fish

Dr. Gary

Dr. Gary

Veterinarian

348 satisfied customers

DVM, Emergency Veterinarian; BS (Physiology) Michigan State Univ

Dr. Bruce

Dr. Bruce

Veterinarian

195 satisfied customers

15 years of experience in emergency, surgery and medicine

Anna

Anna

Pet Expert/Biologist

3,546 satisfied customers

40 yrs.: herps, pocket pets, rabbits, poultry, dogs, horses. Biology degree. Vet assistant.

Theresa

Theresa

Voice for your pet

1,133 satisfied customers

Veterinary Technician for 15 years

Cheryl K.

Cheryl K.

shelter volunteer

836 satisfied customers

14+ years of shelter work/ vaccinations/ disease/ illness/ injury/ medical care

< Previous | Next >

Related Pet Questions
Our guinea pig is 4 years old he is curled up closely
Our guinea pig is 4 years old he is curled up closely breathing and whlmoering. Is he dieing ? … read more
Joan
Joan
Vet Technician
Private
3,129 satisfied customers
My daughter two weeks ago got two robo hamsters from the
my daughter two weeks ago got two robo hamsters from the same litter. they were both active and played with often. This morning, one was found dead. It's head was twisted backwards and his body was st… read more
Joan
Joan
Vet Technician
Private
3,129 satisfied customers
My fighting fish seems to be lathargic, not eating and just
My fighting fish seems to be lathargic, not eating and just floating, … read more
Joan
Joan
Vet Technician
Private
3,129 satisfied customers
I just brought my 9 year old rabbit to the vet. My rabbit is
I just brought my 9 year old rabbit to the vet. My rabbit is not eating and lying in one spot without moving. The vet, who does not deal with rabbits, felt a growth on the left side of his underbelly.… read more
Joan
Joan
Vet Technician
Private
3,129 satisfied customers
My gerbil who i have had for 3months is not moving around or
My gerbil who i have had for 3months is not moving around or opening her eyes … read more
PitRottMommy
PitRottMommy
Veterinary Nurse
11,554 satisfied customers
I have a 5 1/2 year old Beagle, male dog named. Our house
Second opinion] Hello, I have a 5 1/2 year old Beagle, ***** ***** male dog named Jackson. Our house caught on fire mid January and we are currently living in a temporary rental until it is repaired. … read more
PitRottMommy
PitRottMommy
Veterinary Nurse
11,554 satisfied customers
My koi has a correct tail. And Swim properly. Swim properly.
He's approximately four years old with no nameRoger … read more
Anna
Anna
Pet Expert/Biologist
Bachelor's Degree
3,546 satisfied customers
Lethargic with watery eyes. He had a irritated eye a month
Lethargic with watery eyes. He had a irritated eye a month ago and the vet said that if other symptoms come up it could be something serious. He was fine last night now this morning he has turned real… read more
PitRottMommy
PitRottMommy
Veterinary Nurse
11,554 satisfied customers
My new bunny keeps making growling sounds at my other two
My new bunny keeps making growling sounds at my other two bunnies and the two others keep biting at him when he comes close to them. My new bunny is not fixed. They are all boys. The other two bunnies… read more
Anna
Anna
Pet Expert/Biologist
Bachelor's Degree
3,546 satisfied customers
My guinea pig is scratching a lot and is now missing hair on
My guinea pig is scratching a lot and is now missing hair on his back. I think he has mites … read more
Dr. B.
Dr. B.
Veterinary Degree (BVMS)
3,475 satisfied customers
We have a humming bird nest on our porch. the eggs have
we have a humming bird nest on our porch. the eggs have hatched. but we hardiy ever see the mother. is that normal? … read more
PitRottMommy
PitRottMommy
Veterinary Nurse
11,554 satisfied customers
My rabbit was eating his pellets as usuall and suddenly
my rabbit was eating his pellets as usuall and suddenly stopped and started making gurgling noises and acting like he was trying to throw up … read more
PitRottMommy
PitRottMommy
Veterinary Nurse
11,554 satisfied customers
My daughters guinea pig still had her food from yesterday in
My daughters guinea pig still had her food from yesterday in the bowl, she is facing the corner and has a milky white discharge from her eyes, just doesn't seem to be feeling very well … read more
Dr. Leah Hill
Dr. Leah Hill
Veterinarian
Doctor of Veterinary medicine
288 satisfied customers
My guinea pig has had the heaving hiccups on and off for the
My guinea pig has had the heaving hiccups on and off for the past two days he is still eating but I am very worried about him what do I do?… read more
PitRottMommy
PitRottMommy
Veterinary Nurse
11,554 satisfied customers
Would it be just as effective to give her 25 ccs every 4
Would it be just as effective to give her 25 ccs every 4 hours? My syringe is only 25 cc and my pup will barley let me put that all in.… read more
Sarah Snow
Sarah Snow
420 satisfied customers
I have a cockatiel, yestarday i was les active than normal
i have a cockatiel, yestarday i was les active than normal so i toke her off the main chage an i put her on a separated cage tocay is les active and have not eaten … read more
Dr. Michael Salkin
Dr. Michael Salkin
Veterinarian
DVM
3 satisfied customers
I have 2 litter mate pups that recently turned 13 months
I have 2 litter mate pups that recently turned 13 months old. They are bonded, but they won't stop fighting. I worry for their safety, and I am worried I'll have to rehome one for bith of their safety… read more
PitRottMommy
PitRottMommy
Veterinary Nurse
11,554 satisfied customers
My daughter has a Dorf hamster that's about three years old,
My daughter has a Dorf hamster that's about three years old, her eyes are swollen shut, but we open them with warm water last night but the hamster I stopped eating and drinking and just lays around n… read more
PitRottMommy
PitRottMommy
Veterinary Nurse
11,554 satisfied customers
Disclaimer: Information in questions, answers, and other posts on this site ("Posts") comes from individual users, not JustAnswer; JustAnswer is not responsible for Posts. Posts are for general information, are not intended to substitute for informed professional advice (medical, legal, veterinary, financial, etc.), or to establish a professional-client relationship. The site and services are provided "as is" with no warranty or representations by JustAnswer regarding the qualifications of Experts. To see what credentials have been verified by a third-party service, please click on the "Verified" symbol in some Experts' profiles. JustAnswer is not intended or designed for EMERGENCY questions which should be directed immediately by telephone or in-person to qualified professionals.

Disclaimer: Information in questions, answers, and other posts on this site ("Posts") comes from individual users, not JustAnswer; JustAnswer is not responsible for Posts. Posts are for general information, are not intended to substitute for informed professional advice (medical, legal, veterinary, financial, etc.), or to establish a professional-client relationship. The site and services are provided "as is" with no warranty or representations by JustAnswer regarding the qualifications of Experts. To see what credentials have been verified by a third-party service, please click on the "Verified" symbol in some Experts' profiles. JustAnswer is not intended or designed for EMERGENCY questions which should be directed immediately by telephone or in-person to qualified professionals.

Show MoreShow Less

Ask Your Question

x