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Q. I have a 2 yr old pomchi, yesterday she slept all day, today she has a swollen eyelid a lump on nose I think bug bite. What can I do? No $

Answered By
LINDSEY EDWARDS MVB, BSC, IVCA

A. Most allergic reactions will settle down within 72hours; it is important to use an insect repellent such as advantix every 4-6weeks going forward to prevent bites and reduce the risk of severe reactions in the future which may necessitate hospital treatment. Any breathing difficulty, vomiting or blood in stools will require a vet visit. No human medications should be used except under the direct prescription and supervision of the treating vet as many can have significant side effects and are not appropriate in all cases


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