One of my guinea pigs have an abcess that popped. I cleaned it out and…

One of my guinea pigs have an abcess that popped. I cleaned it out and it doesnt have an infection but it isn’t healing at all. What should I do.

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PK Dennis
5 years ago

Keep her clean and dry, perhaps cut the fur away from the wound so the area can stay clean.  If there is drainage you might want to soak the area with a wash cloth dipped in hot, salted water two times per day (morning & night).  Use Epsom salts if you have them, kosher or sea salt works too.  Salt the water until it tastes like the ocean.  Dip a clean cloth in the water and wring out to it isn’t too drippy (and the water should be hot, but not burn you or the GP), then place it over… Read more »

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Anonymous
5 years ago

take your guinea pig to a vet.