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A lamb that is weaned has a swollen head. How do I treat i

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A lamb that is weaned has a swollen head. How do I treat it?
Submitted: 2 years ago.
Category: Large Animal Veterinary
Customer: replied 2 years ago.
After the head has swollen the skin peels off the face.
Customer: replied 2 years ago.
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Expert:  Dr. B. replied 2 years ago.
Hello & welcome, I am Dr. B, a licensed veterinarian and I would like to help you today. I do apologize that your question was not answered before. Different experts come online at various times; I just came online, read about your situation, and wanted to help.
Again I do apologize that my colleagues could not aid you sooner. If you would still like assistance, can you tell me:
Are these lambs dying with this?
What are they grazing on?
Are you seeing more then one affected?
Does this one have anything caught around it throat or have any issues eating/drinking?
Are its gums or conjunctiva pink or pale/white?
Is the whole head swollen or just under the jaw?
Can you take a photo of this? If you can do so and post them online, this will let me see what you are seeing. To post them, you can either use the wee paper clip on the tool bar above your text box. Or if you cannot see that on your computer/phone, then you can post them on an alternative site (ie Flickr, Photobucket, imgur, etc) and paste the web link here for me to check.