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guinea pig problem with skin

i found a bear patch of skin on my female guinea pigthe patch itself has a red color and has a yellow circle in th middle
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187666 tn?1331173345
I can't think of any other options. Warm compresses might help. But she may have a tumor or if it's an infection, she'll need the appropriate antibiotics which only a vet can prescribe. Not all antibiotics are safe for rodents and you would need the proper dosage calculated according to her weight and the strength of the medicine.
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no she has had no babies  and yes that area dose feel quite a bit warmer than the rest of her body what should i do beside takin her to the vet i will but only as a last result
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187666 tn?1331173345
Typically there's little to no hair around the teats. Has she had babies recently? I wonder about mastitis - an infection. Does the area feel hotter than normal compared to other areas of her skin? Again, that could be a sign of infection. Only a vet that can see it first hand and palpate it will be able to figure it out.
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actually the yellow spot is on her nipple what should i do about this
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187666 tn?1331173345
Please see a vet about this one. It sounds like it might be an abscess.
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