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Help with Guniea foot problem

Discussion in 'Emergencies / Diseases / Injuries and Cures' started by kayc, Feb 16, 2014.

  1. kayc

    kayc Out Of The Brooder

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    Noticed an enlarged toe. Here is a photo [​IMG]
     
  2. granny hatchet

    granny hatchet Tastes like chicken Premium Member

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    it looks like infection just at the nail bed. try a soak in warm salt water. he didnt get frostbit did he? IF it is something like bumble foot it is infectious to human. staph infestion
     
  3. kayc

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    I do let them out and we do gave snow. I clear paths and only let
    Them out when it is above freezing

    I did soak his foot tonight in our kitchen with warm
    Water and salt.
    Cleaned out our sink with bleach.

    I didn't see any scabs

    It is very upsetting to me not knowing how to help
    I don't want my pets to get sick.

    Thank you.
     
  4. granny hatchet

    granny hatchet Tastes like chicken Premium Member

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    thats all i would know to do for now. if that is a sore at the nail bed you would want to soak it maybe a couple times a day. i dont know how long antibiotic ointment would stay on. i do know they wont keep wraps on. lol
     
  5. kayc

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    Thank you for your advice.
     

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