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eye discharge
adz0115 posted:
Yesterday my dog had some green discharge coming from his eye. It was late in the day and I was unable to take him to the vet. I called the emergency animal hospital and they told me wash his eye out with saline solution. I chose to get a gentle eye cleanser and washed his eye out with two drops. Today he doesn't have nearly the same amount of discharge, if any at all. Any suggestions on what it might be? Should I still take him to the vet even though it looks pretty normal?
Will Draper, DVM responded:
If it's one eye, I'd still recommend going to the vet. Discharge from one eye can mean there is some sort of injury or foreign body (both eyes, it's usually some irritation or allergic response). At least get it checked out- it may be fine.
Best to you...WD
Dr. Will


Bernadine D. Cruz, DVM, is an associate veterinarian at Laguna Hills Animal Hospital, Laguna Hills, Calif. She specializes in companion animal medicin...More

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