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Q. My 8 year old male dsh has one runny eye. The discharge is clear but it does crust .He doesn't seem to be bothered with it except when I try to clean.

Answered By
DR. MASSIMO ORIOLES, DVM, MRCVS

A. A persistent discharge from the eye without any other sign may be due to a mild unilateral conjunctivitis. The inflammation of the conjunctiva can be secondary to a variety of causes (trauma, allergy, infections and many others). If the signs persist for more than 48/72hours or the other eye becomes affected, I would recommend to bring him to your veterinarian for a quick check up and appropriate treatment.

Regards,

Dr. Orioles


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