What does this look like to you?

Discussion in 'Emergencies / Diseases / Injuries and Cures' started by imneva, Oct 6, 2018.

  1. imneva

    imneva Songster

    Apr 9, 2018
    north central Wv
    D013A637-134D-43BC-BC95-80BA2E31C2C1.jpeg no symptoms other than this one wanky eye. No sneezing coughing honking or general weirdness I think maybe pecked?

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  2. Wyorp Rock

    Wyorp Rock Enabler

    Sep 20, 2015
    Southern N.C. Mountains
    It looks like she also has some facial swelling.

    It could be a peck to the eye, some type or a symptom of respiratory illness. Flush the eye with saline to remove any debris and apply an ophthalmic ointment like Terramycin or Vetericyn eye gel.

    If it doesn't get better in a day or 2 with treatment or she presents with other symptoms, then you may need antibiotics. Seeking vet care is always best.
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  3. Firefoot

    Firefoot Songster

    Jul 8, 2018
    Baltimore County, MD
    If it's an eye ulcer from a peck, debris, etc., you'll usually be able to see it by a shining a light in the eye. If it was a few pecks and one landed in the eye and some on the face, that might explain the swelling. Like Wyorp said, Terramycin and flushing the eye will help but keep a close watch for any other symptoms in case it's something more. I had one recently with an eye ulcer and one day of saline drops and neosporin (I couldn't find my Terramycin) cleared it up.

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