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GlitterySkulls Thu 21-Jul-11 18:11:56

my poor girl has a sometimes green,sometimes white weepy pus coming from the corner of her left eye. it started today, & i'll be phoning the pdsa tomorrow morning to try for an appt. (won't hold my breath, though)

i've bathed her eye with saltwater, but is there anything else i can do until i can contact the pdsa?

tia smile

GlitterySkulls Thu 21-Jul-11 18:48:12

any ideas at all?

teta Thu 21-Jul-11 20:50:41

Eye infection called conjunctivitis.You need antibiotic eye drops/lotion from the vets tomorrow.

GlitterySkulls Thu 21-Jul-11 20:57:33

i will be phoning the vet tomorrow- no guarantee she'll get seen though sad

i was meaning more along the lines of things i can do to keep her comfortable until i can get an appt. smile

bumpybecky Thu 21-Jul-11 21:15:33

you're going to think I've lost the plot, but...

do you have any breastmilk?! dd2 (human daughter, not a dog!) had conjunctivitis and the gp recommended breastmilk. Might be worth a go if you can't get the the vet tonmorrow.

GlitterySkulls Thu 21-Jul-11 21:51:50

ah-ha, no, i don't, unfortunately.

i don't think your mad though, when my son was a newborn, the midwife recommended it for an eye infection. glad it came in useful, seeing as the wee sod wouldn't drink it lol

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