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Injury HELP! New pig with an injury

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Well my 6 year old sow died a week ago and I just rescued a new piggy from a bad owner....she lived with a mean guineapig and I was looking her over and found this is it an old wound healing still...?
 

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She also has there grey specks throughout her hair when u pet her it comes off but I washed her and brushed her with a flea comb and some wouldn't come off I think it's cause the dandruff is SO small but it does come off but it's gray and she's white.....is it dandruff? It's on her butt and behind her ears.....
 

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That doesn't sound like dandruff to me, but I'm definitely not an expert!
 

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That looks like it's a healing wound, keep an eye on it and make sure it doesn't form an abscess. Not sure if it's flea dust or not. We rescued a piggy that had lived with dogs that had been treated for fleas and the vet said it was flea dust. Hope somebody will be along soon to offer more help. I would take her to a vet just for a check-up so they can give her the all clear.
 

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It could be fleas. It could be parasites. Do they appear to move at all? Is the pig itching?
 

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Though she is in good hands with you, I would recommend taking her to the vet as others have suggested. Sorry too about your loss...I hope my piggies live to be 6 years old...that is really special.
 

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She isn't itchy and you can get some of it off I will see what a vet says ASAP! My sow who just died had a twin sister sow that I also have she is 6 and has a clean bill of health I hope she lives to be like 8-10yrs old!:D
 

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We have a vet appt. at 10:30 tomorrow YAY!!!
 

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Hooray!! Sending you healthy piggie thoughts! Love the fact too that u have the twin sister!!! Keep us posted.,,
 

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For sure! Thanks so much you guys!!
 

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