A Medical and Care Guide for Guinea Pigs


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Skin Lumps and Bumps -- What Are They?

Lumps may be abscesses, fatty lipomas, cysts, or tumors. Examine your guinea pig at least once a week for lumps and bumps, and see a vet for an evaluation.

Your vet will perform a thorough visual examination. He/she may also recommend:

Collected material would be examined by microscope in-house, sometimes sent to a pathologist for interpretation.

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