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My male guiena pig has an abscess or cyst on his bottom.

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My male guiena pig...

My male guiena pig has an abscess or cyst on his bottom

Veterinarian's Assistant: I'll do all I can to help. What is the guinea pig's name and age?

Nigel 3 1/2

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

It obviously hurts him but he is eating n pooping

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Pet Specialist: Joan, Vet Technician replied 2 months ago
Joan
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Hello,

My name is ***** ***** I have beem a Vet tech for 35 years with special interest in small exotics.

Is the abscess or cyst near the anal opening?

Is the area oozing?

Is he bothering the area?

What type of bedding do you use?

Can you post a clear picture of the area?

Joan

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