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Not for the chicken, for me.. PECKED IN THE EYE

Discussion in 'Emergencies / Diseases / Injuries and Cures' started by KDOGG331, Apr 9, 2016.

  1. KDOGG331

    KDOGG331 Chicken Obsessed

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    One of my chickens pecked me in the eye and I'm scared! She flew on my leg then shoulder and i gave her kale, thought she was friendly, then she pecked my eye! This same one has also pecked my gums just last week. I ran out screaming, eye covered. Uncovered it and discovered i can see but it is watering, hurts. And there is a blood spot where she pecked me. Im not gonna die right?

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  2. KDOGG331

    KDOGG331 Chicken Obsessed

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    Ignore my gross face and pajamas and horrible picture haha but it hurts and is watering!
     
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    KDOGG331 Chicken Obsessed

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    Flushed with water and better pictures. Is it gonna get infected or?
     
  4. bluto in mo

    bluto in mo Chillin' With My Peeps

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    You might want to go see an eye doc or at least urgent care. Eye injuries are not to be off put.
     
  5. KDOGG331

    KDOGG331 Chicken Obsessed

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    I want to but my dad thinks its fine. But idk. Maybe we should see someone. He says theres nothing they can do though.
     
  6. BDDC4

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    I'm a doctor. You'll need to see a doctor where you live. You need prescription antibiotic eye ointment to prevent any infection plus a tetanus shot if you are not up to date.
    This is the way I'd treat a patient in your situation
    First I'd examine the eye ....make sure nothing more serious happened to the conjunctiva
    Never mess with the eyes....
     
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  7. KDOGG331

    KDOGG331 Chicken Obsessed

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    Thanks for all the info, even though it is really scary. My dad seems to think it doesn't look that bad which i mean i guess it doesnt but id rather have a doctor clarify that than just guess. The side of my head hurts
     
  8. BDDC4

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    As "bluto in mo" said, eye injuries are not to be put off. I work in an ER and eye injuries initially can look benign but what happens when you wait up tmw with an ugly swollen infected eye? I'm just saying...
    It should be looked at.
     
  9. KDOGG331

    KDOGG331 Chicken Obsessed

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    That's very true. I'm all for looking at it but my dad needs convincing and wanted to see how it looked tomorrow. But i did convince him to take me somewhere
     
  10. BDDC4

    BDDC4 Out Of The Brooder

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    Great ... Let me know how it turned out.
     

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