Cannot open her eye. Maybe pink eye

Discussion in 'Health & Wellness' started by Hasankhurshid29, Oct 4, 2020.

  1. Hasankhurshid29

    Hasankhurshid29 Active Member

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    May 21, 2020
    Karachi, Pakistan
    Hi

    Firstly I am from Pakistan. I have 2 does. Recently one of the doe's eyes looks unusual. Water was pouring from eyes. And almost 5 days ago, one eye was closed and the other one looks ok. But now the other one is closed and the previous one is now open. A local vet just came. He says because of your carelessness, a whole membrane is formed over her eye and now it will take week to even a month to completely heal. He said use Betnesol -N drops every 2 to 3 hours.
    Also I never heard about pink eye but a brief search on google points out that it maybe pink eye.

    The current situation of eyes:
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  2. Hasankhurshid29

    Hasankhurshid29 Active Member

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    May 21, 2020
    Karachi, Pakistan
    Feeling very sorry for her. She is standing in one place and don't want to eat/drink. Don't know why she is not sitting.
     

  3. CCCSAW

    CCCSAW Well-Known Member

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    Jul 11, 2019
    California
    I'm sorry your dealing with that. And no it's not necessarily carelessness, or anything your fault other then not knowing and not starting treatment sooner. I had a cow with Pinkett and even with immediate treatment it still took almost 2-3 weeks to fully heal. Sorry i don't know anything about that med.
     
  4. ksalvagno

    ksalvagno Moderator Staff Member Supporting Member

    I would follow your vet's instructions. Give your goat probiotics too.
     
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  5. NigerianDwarfOwner707

    NigerianDwarfOwner707 Well-Known Member

    May 17, 2018
    East Coast, USA
    I’m not sure about Betnesol. Is it an antibiotic? If not, she needs one in her eye.
     
  6. Hasankhurshid29

    Hasankhurshid29 Active Member

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    May 21, 2020
    Karachi, Pakistan
    Google show this. It's basically a Steroid

    Betnesol-N Drops belongs to a group of medicines called topical corticosteroids ('steroids' for short). Betnesol-N Drops work by reducing inflammation (redness, itching and soreness). Topical means that they are used on the outside of the body and not taken by mouth or injection.
     
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  7. Hasankhurshid29

    Hasankhurshid29 Active Member

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    May 21, 2020
    Karachi, Pakistan
    Current Situation. It's getting better because she is now opening her eyes and eating. 3 times we have put the drops already. Gap of 2 hours to 3 hours.

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  8. ksalvagno

    ksalvagno Moderator Staff Member Supporting Member

    Good. Keep doing what your vet has told you to do. Good job!
     
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  9. MadHouse

    MadHouse Well-Known Member

    I am glad you got the vet to come! Well done!
    You probably saved her from going blind.
    They close the eye because of the pain of looking at the light.
    I hope the medicine will work quickly for her.
    Make sure you wash your hands well after touching her eyes. It is highly contagious, to other goats and even to himans!
     
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  10. toth boer goats

    toth boer goats Moderator Staff Member Supporting Member

    Jul 20, 2008
    Corning California
    The vet was kinda harsh with you. :(

    But hey, the goat received treatment and now is recovering.
    :goodjob:
     
  11. NigerianDwarfOwner707

    NigerianDwarfOwner707 Well-Known Member

    May 17, 2018
    East Coast, USA
    You can give raw garlic (2 cloves) orally to help her body fight it off as well!
     
  12. Goats Rock

    Goats Rock Member

    Jun 20, 2011
    NE Ohio
    Pink eye can be carried by flies. I doubt it was your fault. It happens in perfectly clean environments.
     
  13. MadHouse

    MadHouse Well-Known Member

    It happened to my buck, and his pen is cleaned a lot.
    I also left it untreated for a few days, because I had not dealt with pinkeye before and misdiagnosed it.
    Don’t feel bad about it, you are doing a good job now, that’s all that counts!
     
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  14. Hasankhurshid29

    Hasankhurshid29 Active Member

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    May 21, 2020
    Karachi, Pakistan
  15. toth boer goats

    toth boer goats Moderator Staff Member Supporting Member

    Jul 20, 2008
    Corning California
  16. Goats Rock

    Goats Rock Member

    Jun 20, 2011
    NE Ohio
    I couldn't see the photo on my stupid phone, but on my computer- I can. What a neat looking goat! Those long ears are amazing! How is your goat doing today?
     
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  17. MadHouse

    MadHouse Well-Known Member

    That looks so much better already!
     
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  18. ksalvagno

    ksalvagno Moderator Staff Member Supporting Member

  19. Hasankhurshid29

    Hasankhurshid29 Active Member

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    May 21, 2020
    Karachi, Pakistan
    Thanks!
     
  20. Hasankhurshid29

    Hasankhurshid29 Active Member

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    May 21, 2020
    Karachi, Pakistan
    Current Situation:
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    The other eye:

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