4/1/2003, 10:14 am
Abscesses -- several members describe their experiences with abscesses.
Pic of curved tip syringe used to flush wound.
Arthritis -- a few notes, search forums for more info. Read about treatment for bacterial causes
Asthma Medications -- aminophylline vs. terbutaline
Cervical Lymphadenitis -- CL or "Lumps"
Chemotherapy Protocol for Lymphosarcoma
Diarrhea, caused by antibiotics -- describes treatment for diarrhea that is caused by antibiotics
Eye Deposits -- "Osseous metaplasia of the mesectodermal trabecular meshwork in a guinea pig." See also: This Thread
Fungal Treatment -- there are many methods that can be used to treat fungus. Check out the recommendations on Guinealynx also.
Heart Problems Primer -- discussion of heart problems with xrays
Heart Problems, Symptoms of -- one poster summarizes what she has found on these forums. See also: This Thread. (Kara's heart meds)
Interstitial Cystitis -- intermitten pain on urination, usually accompanied by thick mucus, sometimes bloody mucus. This sow was spayed and determined to have no stones. See also: Thread
Ivermectin -- a summary of the bioavailability of ivermectin using various routes.
Ivermectin, Injectable -- how to draw dose from bottle using a needled syringe.
Kidney Disease -- hydration and diet
LUMP on Male's Nipple -- lump removed by mastectomy. See also mammary tumor
LUMP on Snowflake's Haunch -- Probable Trichofolliculoma -- lump surgically removed -- with photos.
LUMP near Snowflake's Genitals -- Probable Follicular Cyst -- sometimes mistakenly called "sebaceous cyst" -- with photos.
Mange Mites -- photos of severe case of mange mites before and after treatment with ivermectin
Mouth Sores See also a second thread: Mouth Sores II
Neutering -- photos and experiences
Osteoarthritis & Ascorbic Acid -- a small study indicates excess C may contribute to osteoarthritis in guinea pigs [thanks, LibraryGryffon]
Ovarian Cysts -- drug treatment with GnRH
Pea Eye Pictures
Renal Failure Tips -- beets, subcues, and Amphojel
Ultrasound Photos -- photos of healthy organs
URI (Upper Respiratory Infection) Signs -- diagnostic tips when standard treatments don't work
Urine Scald -- Link to pics of severe case, suggested treatments -- see also Athena's successful treatment
X-Rays, bloat - torsion
MEDICATIONS, REFERENCES, DEVICES, MISC.
Ascorbic Acid & Osteoarthritis -- a small study indicates excess C may contribute to osteoarthritis in guinea pigs [thanks, LibraryGryffon]
Biosponge Paste -- use tips
Cart -- description and photos of a cart used to help Roxy get around
Doses -- how to figure drugs and dosages (Posology)
Fecal vs. culture vs. gram stain -- explanation
Hand Feeding Advice and Tips
Hydrogen Peroxide -- why NOT to use this product!
Medications: Compounding Enalapril (use techniques to compound other drugs)
Medication: Giving Medications -- Paravati's Tips
Medications, Pain (Analgesics)and Dosages -- Josephine's extensive list of pain meds and doses.
Tracis Nebulizer Links
Nutri-Cal -- why NOT to use this product!
Posology -- how to figure drugs and dosages
Metoclopramide (Reglan) & Cisapride (Propulsid)
References/Links Online -- Merck Vet Manual & Guinea Pig Diseases websites
Scales -- Weigh your pigs weekly!
Temperature -- taking a guinea pig's temp -- normal temperature
Weight Chart -- Female Gps to one year -- see also Mel's post.
Estimating delivery time
Mucus Plug Pictures
BEHAVIOR & CARE TOPICS
Boars Living Together
Chirping Sound Clip
Introduction not going well
Outdoor - Garden Guinea Pig Runs
Scales -- Weigh your pigs weekly!
Edited by Lynx on 8/12/2003, 10:05 am
Guinea Pigs are for Life
-22°F = -30°C
-4°F = -20°C
14°F = -10°C
32°F = 0°C
41°F = 5°C
50°F = 10°C
59°F = 15°C
68°F = 20°C
77°F = 25°C
86°F = 30°C
95°F = 35°C
98.6°F = 37°C
100.4°F = 38°C
102.2°F = 39°C
104.0°F = 40°C
105.8°F = 41°C
107.6°F = 42°C
109.4°F = 43°C
111.2°F = 44°C
113.0°F = 45°C
114.8°F = 46°C
116.6°F = 47°C
118.4°F = 48°C
120.2°F = 49°C
122.0°F = 50°C
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