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Dr. Gary, Dog Veterinarian
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Experience:  DVM, Emergency Veterinarian; BS (Physiology) Michigan State Univ
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My 14 year old westie developed a little bump under her eye

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Customer: My 14 year old westie developed a little bump under her eye a few months ago, which didn't seem to bother her. Within the past few days, it has grown, and tonight her eye is almost closed. When I tried to put a warm compress on it, I noticed some blood. I would take her to the emergency ward, but her vet comes to the house, due to her anxiety.
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Customer: Not really... she seems to be acting fine. She's eating, playing and generally happy.
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Submitted: 1 year ago.
Category: Dog
Expert:  Lisa replied 1 year ago.

Hi there. My name is ***** ***** I'm happy to help you with your question today. Just like an in person consult, I have some questions of my own to help ensure I give you the best advice possible....

Is the eye bleeding actively or only when you tried to put a compress on it?

Is she trying to rub her face on things at all?