The threads below detail the stories of several guinea pigs with severe skin problems, and the treatments that helped.
- 1912kathryn's Girl, Wanita
Wanita had a severe fungal infection.
- Sstroh's Girl, Stella
Stella, recovered, and a summary of her treatment
Stella's skin problem was never diagnosed, even after a skin biopsy and several blood tests. Sstroh wrote that there seemed to be a recurrence after a month of stopping the treatment, and planned to treat Stella again for a longer period of time.
- MichiganJoe's Girl, Brownie
Brownie's Treatment Summary
Brownie's severe skin problem was never clearly diagnosed.
- 1aicha'a Girls
The Girls, Recovered
1aicha's Treatment Summary
1aicha's herd of six females had a severe case of ringworm.
- Jennicat's Girl, Clementine
Clementine's Body Sock
Clementine had a bad case of mites and fungus. The mites caused seizures.
Medical Reference: Fungus
Medications: Antifungal Agents
Helpful medical information for suggested treatments of fungal infections. Pictures included.
Medical Reference: Parasites
Helpful medical information for suggested treatments of parasites, such as mites and lice. Pictures and drawings included.
Medical Guide: Bandaging
This page shows the proper way to create a body bandage.