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Eye Infection in English Bulldog?

by Barry S.
(Smyrna, TN, USA)

English Bulldog's Eye Problem

English Bulldog's Eye Problem

My English Bulldog seems to have an eye infection. I'm not sure if it is conjunctivitis or just allergies. The problem has persisted for about 5 days now.

We have been using a saline wash to flush out the eye but it only seems to provide temporary relief.

I am looking for a holistic cure for this problem. I have attached an photo for your review.

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Jun 30, 2013
My Online Vet Response for: Eye Infection in English Bulldog?
by: Dr. Carol Jean Tillman

Hi Barry,

While I commend your common sense approach to your English Bulldog's eye problem, by rinsing her eye with saline, it is difficult to treat her holistically without some diagnostic work up.

From the photo you submitted, she does have conjunctivitis, which is inflammation of the conjunctiva. But it is best to find out if it is from a scratch on her cornea, a foreign body behind her third eyelid, from bacteria or from allergies.

You should take her to either a conventional, or better yet, to a holistic veterinarian for a more specific diagnosis. Then she can be treated holistically!

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Take care,
Dr. Carol Jean Tillman

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