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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: 11 months ago.
Category: Dog Veterinary
Expert:  Christi Belew replied 11 months ago.

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

Customer: replied 11 months ago.
No
Expert:  Christi Belew replied 11 months ago.

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

Expert:  Christi Belew replied 11 months ago.

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

Customer: replied 11 months ago.
No! His meds are Prednisone!
Expert:  Christi Belew replied 11 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 11 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 11 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 11 months ago.
Never you mind!!! Will make a appt ASAP!