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    What is this bump on my guinea pig? Please offer your expertise.

    Hello everyone! My guinea pig recently developed some sort of growth on his stomach. It is black and can be flaked off. When i try and get it off with a q-tip he doesnít seem to mind it. However, itís much too stuck to him. I am wondering if this is serious or it I can treat it with some antifungal sprays. I clean his cage once a day but when Iím not home he sits in the same spot where he poops! Please offer any advice you have.
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    Re: What is this bump on my guinea pig? Please offer your expertise.

    It's hard to tell. Are you sure it's not a nipple?

    It doesn't look like fungus to me. Where exactly on his body is this bump?

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    Re: What is this bump on my guinea pig? Please offer your expertise.

    From the picture it's difficult to make out what it is but it does sort of look like it's just his nipple.

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    Re: What is this bump on my guinea pig? Please offer your expertise.

    thanks for much for replying! this definitely isn’t his nipple. it’s larger than a nipple and located in the center of his belly.

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    Re: What is this bump on my guinea pig? Please offer your expertise.

    its definitely not his nipple. it flakes off into tiny black pieces when messed with.

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    Re: What is this bump on my guinea pig? Please offer your expertise.

    Was it his belly button ? Some times they get build up. ?

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