Dog Veterinary

Ask a dog vet and get answers to your dog health questions

Ask a Dog Veterinarian,
Get an Answer ASAP!

My Basset Hound has both of the inner eye lids so red and…

Customer Question
My Basset Hound has...

My Basset Hound has both of the inner eye lids so red and swollen

Veterinarian's Assistant: I'm sorry to hear that. What is the basset hound's name and age?

Tulip and 10 years old

Veterinarian's Assistant: Is there anything else the Veterinarian should be aware of about Tulip?

We took her to the local vet and he gave us Benedrill and some ointmebt

Submitted: 1 year ago.Category: Dog Veterinary
Show More
Show Less
Ask Your Own Dog Veterinary Question
Answered in 1 hour by:
9/11/2016
Dog Veterinarian: Dr. Michael Salkin, Veterinarian replied 1 year ago
Dr. Michael Salkin
Dr. Michael Salkin, Veterinarian
Category: Dog Veterinary
Satisfied Customers: 34,273
Experience: University of California at Davis graduate veterinarian with 45 years of experience
Verified

You're speaking to Dr. Michael Salkin. Welcome to JustAnswer. I'm currently typing up my reply.

Ask Your Own Dog Veterinary Question
Dog Veterinarian: Dr. Michael Salkin, Veterinarian replied 1 year ago

For the purpose of our conversation I'm going to assume that response to medication has been poor. In that case, the cause of Tulip's third eyelid inflammation needs to be clarified to better understand how to specifically treat it. Third eyelid inflammatory disorders include plasma cell infiltration in the form of a plasmoma/pannus/chronic superfical keratitis; nodular granulomatous episclerokeratitis/nodular episcleritis/nodular faciitis; and a follicular conjunctivitis/lymphofollicular conjunctivitis. The eyelids can also protrude due to alteration of orbital contents by dehydration, loss of orbital fat, temporal muscle atrophy, orbital neoplasia, cystic disease in the orbit, and orbital cellulitis, abscess, or hemorrhage. A change in orbital muscle tone as seen with Horner's syndrome should also be considered.

I don't mean to present you with a primer of all the possible causes of Tulip's condition but, instead, prompt your having her local vet perform basic testing to clarify one disorder from the other. If her vet isn't comfortable doing so, please consider having Tulip attended to by a specialist veterinary ophthalmologist as can be found here: www.acvo.org

Please respond with further questions or concerns if you wish.

Ask Your Own Dog Veterinary Question
Was this answer helpful?

How JustAnswer works

step-image
Describe your issueThe assistant will guide you
step-image
Chat 1:1 with a dog veterinarianLicensed Experts are available 24/7
step-image
100% satisfaction guaranteeGet all the answers you need
Ask Dr. Michael Salkin Your Own Question
Dr. Michael Salkin
Dr. Michael Salkin
Dr. Michael Salkin, Veterinarian
Category: Dog Veterinary
Satisfied Customers: 34,273
34,273 Satisfied Customers
Experience: University of California at Davis graduate veterinarian with 45 years of experience

Dr. Michael Salkin is online now

A new question is answered every 9 seconds

How JustAnswer works:

  • Ask an ExpertExperts are full of valuable knowledge and are ready to help with any question. Credentials confirmed by a Fortune 500 verification firm.
  • Get a Professional AnswerVia email, text message, or notification as you wait on our site. Ask follow up questions if you need to.
  • 100% Satisfaction GuaranteeRate the answer you receive.

JustAnswer in the News:

Ask-a-doc Web sites: If you've got a quick question, you can try to get an answer from sites that say they have various specialists on hand to give quick answers... Justanswer.com.
JustAnswer.com...has seen a spike since October in legal questions from readers about layoffs, unemployment and severance.
Web sites like justanswer.com/legal
...leave nothing to chance.
Traffic on JustAnswer rose 14 percent...and had nearly 400,000 page views in 30 days...inquiries related to stress, high blood pressure, drinking and heart pain jumped 33 percent.
Tory Johnson, GMA Workplace Contributor, discusses work-from-home jobs, such as JustAnswer in which verified Experts answer people’s questions.
I will tell you that...the things you have to go through to be an Expert are quite rigorous.

What Customers are Saying:

It was so professional, so personally concerned (as we were) and you answered all of our questions. George and I are so happy that I found "JustAnswer" on my Google search -- you are now in my "Favorites" list! And, yes we do love our kitty - she makes our life complete!

Bev & GeorgeBoca Raton, FL

Wonderful service, prompt, efficient, and accurate. Couldn't have asked for more. I cannot thank you enough for your help.

Mary C.Freshfield, Liverpool, UK

This expert is wonderful. They truly know what they are talking about, and they actually care about you. They really helped put my nerves at ease. Thank you so much!!!!

AlexLos Angeles, CA

Thank you for all your help. It is nice to know that this service is here for people like myself, who need answers fast and are not sure who to consult.

GPHesperia, CA

I couldn't be more satisfied! This is the site I will always come to when I need a second opinion.

JustinKernersville, NC

Just let me say that this encounter has been entirely professional and most helpful. I liked that I could ask additional questions and get answered in a very short turn around.

EstherWoodstock, NY

Thank you so much for taking your time and knowledge to support my concerns. Not only did you answer my questions, you even took it a step further with replying with more pertinent information I needed to know.

RobinElkton, Maryland

< Previous | Next >

Meet the Experts:

Dr. Debbie

Dr. Debbie

Dog Veterinarian

904 satisfied customers

Companion animal veterinarian practicing for over 10 years.

Dr. Andy

Dr. Andy

Medical Director

16,147 satisfied customers

UC Davis graduate, emphasis in dermatology, internal medicine, pain management

Dr Scott Nimmo

Dr Scott Nimmo

Dog Veterinarian

10,315 satisfied customers

BVMS, MRCVS. { Glasgow UK }

Dr. Gary

Dr. Gary

Dog Veterinarian

10,063 satisfied customers

DVM, Emergency Veterinarian, BS (Physiology)

Dr. Scott

Dr. Scott

Veterinarian

9,615 satisfied customers

15 years of small animal, equine and pocket pet medicine and surgery.

Dr. Bruce

Dr. Bruce

Veterinarian

9,533 satisfied customers

15 years of experience as a small animal veterinarian

Rebecca

Rebecca

Dog Veterinarian

8,299 satisfied customers

More than 30 years of companion animal practice.

< Previous | Next >

Related Dog Veterinary Questions
My 8yr old basset hound had a thoracic radiograph dome in
My 8yr old basset hound had a thoracic radiograph dome in three views. On the VD view and only the VD view a growth was seen in the lung over the heart. After a consult with a radiologist it was said … read more
Dr. Altman
Dr. Altman
Veterinarian
Doctoral Degree
9 satisfied customers
My basset hound has lump on top of her paw that's not going
My basset hound has lump on top of her paw that's not going away. … read more
DocPaul
DocPaul
Doctoral Degree
714 satisfied customers
I'm currently housesitting two friendly basset hounds. I was
Hello, I'm currently housesitting two friendly basset hounds. I was grossed out yesterday to see one of them poop and then immediately eat their own. Today this has happened again with them eating the… read more
Rebecca
Rebecca
Dog Veterinarian
Doctoral Degree
8,299 satisfied customers
My 12 year old basset hound was diagnosed with heart failure
my 12 year old basset hound was diagnosed with heart failure on 11/2017 he has been on 1 enalapril and 1/2 a furosemide twice a day since then. I noticed starting yesterday he is coughing more, over a… read more
Dr Linda
Dr Linda
Doctor of Veterinary Medicine
Doctoral Degree
1,564 satisfied customers
We have an 11 year old Basset Hound. He started peeing in
We have an 11 year old Basset Hound. He started peeing in the house so we got diapers. The vet ran tests and all is fine. It's weird, though, he only pees around 6 pm each night, an hour or two after … read more
Jane Lefler
Jane Lefler
Dog Behaviorist/Trainer/Breeder/Health
3.75 GPA 36cr. Multiple Tech traini
My basset hound has very loose stools, is there anything I
My basset hound has very loose stools, is there anything I can give her like my Pepto Bismol that I can give her? … read more
Dr. Peter
Dr. Peter
Doctors Degree
14,326 satisfied customers
It's a 9 year old basset hound. Female. Won't eat. Breathing
It's a 9 year old basset hound. Female. Won't eat. Breathing slow and shallow. Also very tired and moving slowly … read more
Dr. Kara
Dr. Kara
Doctoral Degree
5,407 satisfied customers
I have a five year old basset hound male he has a back
I have a five year old basset hound male he has a back injury and has stayed at Midway Vet in somerset for 9 days came home yeaterday and is dragging his back legs and midway says he needs back surger… read more
Dr. Jo
Dr. Jo
Veterinarian
BA
2 satisfied customers
We have a basset hound recently diagnosed with lymphoma. he
we have a basset hound recently diagnosed with lymphoma. he was put on a steroid regimen to reduce the lymph nodes. that worked however he has experienced what i guess are side effects? … read more
Dr. Nicole
Dr. Nicole
Veterinarian
Doctor of Veterinary Medicine
865 satisfied customers
My basset hound just injected a 60 mg nifedipine tablet. She
my basset hound just injected a 60 mg nifedipine tablet. She is 55 lbs at last weight in Feb/18 and is 1yr 5mnths old… read more
DrSarah
DrSarah
Veterinarian
DVM
520 satisfied customers
She is 13 fixed basset hound, has been to vet, no infections
she is 13 fixed basset hound, has been to vet, no infections tried antibiotics thru vet and has some bloody pee. But she keeps going outside and trying to pee and nothing and she spends well over 15 m… read more
Dr. John
Dr. John
Veterinarian
Doctor of Veterinary Medicine
5,053 satisfied customers
Dog ate about 25 thyroid pills. dog is basset hound that
dog ate about 25 thyroid pills. dog is basset hound that weighs probably 30-40 pounds. 1 year old … read more
DocPaul
DocPaul
Doctoral Degree
714 satisfied customers
Our basset hound is 13 years old and sleeps most of the
our basset hound is 13 years old and sleeps most of the time. He has arthritis and his hind legs. He suddenly jumped up and barked and ran outside. He has been running in circles for over an hour now.… read more
Dr. Schmidt
Dr. Schmidt
Associate Veterinarian
DVM
939 satisfied customers
My basset hound is 4 months old. She triped on her ears and
My basset hound is 4 months old. She triped on her ears and fell down two steps of stairs. She is limping, but still walking, although she is trying to sit more. Could she have broken her little leg? … read more
DocPaul
DocPaul
Doctoral Degree
714 satisfied customers
My basset hound walks and will not lay down. He has thrown
My basset hound walks and will not lay down. He has thrown up three times what can I do … read more
Dr. Schmidt
Dr. Schmidt
Associate Veterinarian
DVM
939 satisfied customers
I have a female basset hound who will be turning 8 this
Hello! so i have a female basset hound who will be turning 8 this year, she has a rash or something on her stomach, and is constantly itching and biting !! the rash seems severe.. i just dont know wha… read more
Dr. John
Dr. John
Veterinarian
Doctor of Veterinary Medicine
5,053 satisfied customers
My Basset Hound (13 years old) is having another allergy
My Basset Hound (13 years old) is having another allergy attack. He has had allergies for years. Every now and then it gets really bad. I gave him 10 mg of prednisone (as directed ) and I was wonderin… read more
Dr. B.
Dr. B.
Veterinary Degree (BVMS)
3,479 satisfied customers
My Basset Hound is very tired won't do anything won't eat
My Basset Hound is very tired won't do anything won't eat won't drink having trouble getting them to even go outside and use the bathroom his stool is orange and kind of reddish and he's throwing up e… read more
DocPaul
DocPaul
Doctoral Degree
714 satisfied customers
Disclaimer: Information in questions, answers, and other posts on this site ("Posts") comes from individual users, not JustAnswer; JustAnswer is not responsible for Posts. Posts are for general information, are not intended to substitute for informed professional advice (medical, legal, veterinary, financial, etc.), or to establish a professional-client relationship. The site and services are provided "as is" with no warranty or representations by JustAnswer regarding the qualifications of Experts. To see what credentials have been verified by a third-party service, please click on the "Verified" symbol in some Experts' profiles. JustAnswer is not intended or designed for EMERGENCY questions which should be directed immediately by telephone or in-person to qualified professionals.

Disclaimer: Information in questions, answers, and other posts on this site ("Posts") comes from individual users, not JustAnswer; JustAnswer is not responsible for Posts. Posts are for general information, are not intended to substitute for informed professional advice (medical, legal, veterinary, financial, etc.), or to establish a professional-client relationship. The site and services are provided "as is" with no warranty or representations by JustAnswer regarding the qualifications of Experts. To see what credentials have been verified by a third-party service, please click on the "Verified" symbol in some Experts' profiles. JustAnswer is not intended or designed for EMERGENCY questions which should be directed immediately by telephone or in-person to qualified professionals.

Show MoreShow Less

Ask Your Question

x