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Good Morning and welcome to Just answer. I am Dr. Loretta, a licensed veterinarian and I am happy to answer your question.
I really think that, considering Daisy's symptoms that she was bitten by an insect or something that has caused an allergic reaction. This is now showing as the swelling and excessive salivation and anything this severe will make her depressed. It is best to give her benadryl at 0.5 mg per pound every 12 hrs. Continue the anti inflammatory agent that you are giving and apply cold compresses to this swelling on her face every 4-6 hrs to help reduce this swelling. If this is an allergy, this will resolve. The only other thing may be an abscess growing where the swelling is located and if it becomes soft and grows, it may have to be lanced.
She is acting a little depressed likes to be held, pressing her head against my chest. Does this information add or change your thoughts? Also if it was a bite wouldn't the swelling show up sooner?
Hi Dr. Loretta, We are trying the benadryl and compress now. I have also been reading online and you tell me more about goat polio, some of the signs match but a lot also don't. We did administer safeguard wormer for goats about 12 days ago.