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Greetings, and thank you for the question.
I’m sorry to hear about your Pug’s condition, as it sounds as if it is extremely uncomfortable for her!
Firstly, her lethargy and inappetence could be due to the prednisone. This anti-inflammatory can have a wide range of side effects, and what she is experiencing, although not common, may be attributed to the medication, and I recommend that you definitely discuss with her Vet.
As far as the abscess, did her Vet open the abscess in order to allow it to drain? It is common procedure that abscesses are lanced, drained and flushed with an anti-bacterial solution. Many times, a small drain is placed in the location of the abscess to keep the wound open and allow it to heal from the inside out. Also, am I correct in understanding that her eye swelling closed is a new problem that was not evident when she was initially seen by her Vet? Does she seem to be painful in that area?
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-Dan C., DVM.