Eye infection in rabbit?

Discussion in 'Other Pets & Livestock' started by sarahandbray, Oct 5, 2014.

  1. sarahandbray

    sarahandbray Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Our rabbit is about 6 months old and she's had an eye infection for about four days. I'm going to take her to the vet tomorrow. Eye swollen shut, super swollen above the eye, and now has a weepy round hole in her head above the eye--perfectly round. Could this be a parasite? Doesn't look like an injury wound.
     
  2. chickenlover09

    chickenlover09 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Have you gone to the vet yet?
     
  3. sarahandbray

    sarahandbray Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Yes, sorry! All set--took her yesterday. Was most likely "Fly Strike"--they took out the completely disgusting and nasty little worms out of her eye and have her on an antibiotic ointment. DISGUSTING! Happened to a feral kitten we had years ago, too...reason #987 why I couldn't be a vet...
     
  4. chickenlover09

    chickenlover09 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Thank goodness! Flystrike can kill within 24 hours (i've mainly only seen it in a rabbits bum area though)!
     

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