Swollen inner eyelid?

Yuengling

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Just noticed one of my 1 year old black Australorps had a ball of what I thought was white discharge in her eye. When I tried to clean her up I realized it was firm and not cleaning up, possibly her inner eyelid? The whole side of her face is swollen as well. Any ideas? I have her isolated right now.
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Eggcessive

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It looks like the conjunctiva is swollen. She probably has conjunctivitis and sinus infection, possibly from mycoplasma (MG,) a chronic respiratory infection. I would get some Tylan 50 injectable and a few syringes with needles. It is a cattle antibiotic used in chickens. Give it orally (take the needle off) 1 ml for a 5 pound hen, 2-3 times a day for 5 days. You might want to put some Terramycin eye ointment into her eye twice a day as well. Make sure that she is drinking well. Are you seeing any sneezing or shortness of breath.
 

Yuengling

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Tylan ordered. She is showing no other symptoms other than what the pics show. She's eating, drinking, pooping, and breathing just fine. She even laid an egg since I isolated her
 

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