Dog Health Questions? Ask a Dog Vet for Answers ASAP
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Does it look similar to this?
Yes, it does
Typically - and this is common - the eye is not rolling back in the head...
It is the illusion from the 3rd eyelid coming up.
Based on your history, one possible cause is a conjunctivitis (LINK HERE).
Options for at home care include:- Warm compress the eye with a clean, damp, warm cloth. This will help with inflammation in the area.- The second recommendation is to try to flush the eye with a sterile saline solution. I am referring to a normal, over the counter saline solution commonly found in the same aisle of the grocery story or drugstore as contact solution. (EXAMPLE HERE).If the signs do not improve - seeing your veterinarian tomorrow to see if there are other causes such as an infection or ulcer and considering topical antibiotics would be recommended. A common example is NeoPolyGram (EXAMPLE HERE)
What causes conjunctivitis?
Bacterial, viral, allergic, or inflammation.
So, she may have gotten something in her eye that's causing an allergic reaction - or she has "A cold in her eye?"
If I treat her as outlined, how soon should I see improvement?
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