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He went from about 3 pounds to 1.6 in just a SHORTSHORTSHORT time. He was fine one day, I was admitted to the hospital for 3-4 days, was released to go home and I picked him up and I could feel every bone in his body.
Had an emergency appointment made with the closest guinea pig vet (around here, treating 2 guinea pigs a week is the best you get, and that's what I got) the next morning, and they gave him some kind of medicine and he got all better in 2-3 weeks and very quickly gained his weight back.
I've had many pigs throughout the years with URIs. Most have recovered with no problems. I believe there were a couple who developed pneumonia and did not recover, and one who turned out to have heart problems and was put on heart meds.
Usually once they recover fully there should be no further problems.