Guinea pig passed something large and don’t know what it is

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Beckymc

Post   » Wed Jul 18, 2018 5:57 pm


My 6 year old female guinea pig recently passed what I think was potentially a series of cysts but I have no idea what it is or where it might have come from so any advice /suggestions would be great!

The entire thing she passed was about 5cm long, and the little ‘balls’ were of a rubbery texture.

Previous to the passing of this, she cried when she peed and a lot of sludge came out which has now stopped, but the balls / stones were not hard which makes me think it’s not kidney stones?

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The above is a link to the pictures I took of it (you might have to copy-paste the link.

Thanks in advance for any help!

bpatters
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Post   » Wed Jul 18, 2018 6:49 pm


Sorry, that link doesn't work even if the HTML code is taken off. Can you post just a working link?

Are you positive she's a female?

Beckymc

Post   » Wed Jul 18, 2018 6:53 pm


https://www.amazon.co.uk/photos/share/2fXDnK8zADTS2vPJehaykxqKcgJ8AoRBTK2655eIin6

Link to the photos on a different platform.

Yes positive she’s a female!

bpatters
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Post   » Wed Jul 18, 2018 8:38 pm


I'm going to guess that those are uterine fibroids, also called leiomyomas. I'd get her to a good exotic vet pretty quickly. I'm guessing she will need to be spayed.

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Lynx
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Post   » Wed Jul 18, 2018 9:58 pm


I took the liberty of cropping them so they could be displayed here. Let me know if that is okay:










I don't know what uterine fibroids might look like but bpatters suggestion sounds reasonable. Tell us what the vet thinks.

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GrannyJu1
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Post   » Thu Jul 19, 2018 10:39 am


That poor little girl!

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