Baby with swollen eye please help

Discussion in 'Emergencies / Diseases / Injuries and Cures' started by Teepea, Jan 31, 2016.

  1. Teepea

    Teepea Out Of The Brooder

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    My 4 day old baby peachick has one of her eyes swollen up. The other is fine. It seems to have a little yellow goop but not much and she can open it sometimes it looks fine. She's eating and drinking fine. But I think it's causing her discomfort, what should I do?
     
  2. Pork Pie Ken

    Pork Pie Ken Monkey Business Premium Member

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    Clean / bathe it with some very dilute saline solution. To be on the safe side, you may wish to consider adding eye drops, such as neosporin or other such triple action antibiotic eye drops(for humans, BTW) to try to prevent further infection or help clear up whatever problem it may have.

    All the best
    CT
     
  3. Teepea

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    I have been bathing it with a warm saline solution and it does appear to be getting better slowly, thanks!
     
  4. Pork Pie Ken

    Pork Pie Ken Monkey Business Premium Member

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    Thats great news - keep up the good work [​IMG]

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