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He just got a dark circle under his left eye. He has been

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He just got a dark circle under his left eye. He has been taken meds for his allergies. Help!
JA: I'm sorry to hear that. What is the dog's name and age?
Customer: He is a chi and he will be 6 next week
JA: Is there anything else the Veterinarian should be aware of about the dog?
Customer: No
Submitted: 2 months ago.
Category: Dog Veterinary
Expert:  Christi Belew replied 2 months ago.

Hello, my name is***** and I am happy to help. Can you attach a picture of the eye?

Customer: replied 2 months ago.
No
Expert:  Christi Belew replied 2 months ago.

Is the dark circle potentially from his eye watering? Does it seem like a bruise?

Expert:  Christi Belew replied 2 months ago.

Oh, and what meds are you giving for the allergies?

Customer: replied 2 months ago.
No! His meds are Prednisone!
Expert:  Christi Belew replied 2 months ago.

Ok, what dose are you giving and at what frequency?

Typically with allergies, they will get runny eyes, which darkens the fur under them, giving them a darker appearance. Do the eyes themselves look ok? Is he holding one of them closed?

Customer: replied 2 months ago.
None of that!!! I don't need to call you! His meds are at every other day and his doseage is 1 tab!!
Expert:  Christi Belew replied 2 months ago.

I'm sorry, I didn't offer a phone call.

Without a picture, I cannot further assess what is going on. You have said no to a bruise, no to the fur being wet and no to the eye being irritated. I am going to opt out and maybe another expert can help.

Customer: replied 2 months ago.
Never you mind!!! Will make a appt ASAP!