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Treatment will depend on the cause of the nasal discharge and sneezing. Usually, treatments are given to relieve the symptoms, but in cases where bacterial infection is present, antibiotics are necessary for treating the underlying infection.
Surgery is sometimes necessary for the removal of foreign objects or masses that contribute to the symptoms. If dental disease is found to be causing the symptoms, in many cases the solution will be to extract the diseased tissue and/or tooth.
A healthy diet is often the recommended, which will not only support the rabbit’s immune system but promote good dental hygiene. Topical treatments like eye drops can help keep the eyes moist and relieve symptoms, such as those brought on by viral or bacterial infections. Your veterinarian may reccomnend routine follow-up exams to ensure that your rabbit's overall health and wellness is progressing.
Anything having to do with the eye or care of the eye
Something that is capable of producing disease
An in-depth examination of the properties of urine; used to determine the presence or absence of illness
Something that becomes worse or life threatening as it spreads
Small structures that filter out the lymph and store lymphocytes
Not being able to cause harm; the opposite of malignant.
The process of removing tissue to examine it, usually for medical reasons.
Term used to imply that a situation or condition is more severe than usual; also used to refer to a disease having run a short course or come on suddenly.
Anything pertaining to the blood vessel system in the body