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shelbi
Thu, Jun 6, 2024
Eye
Discharge
Holding eye closed
Lethargy

She’s got gooped up eyes and it’s a green/yellow discharge this photo is after I have cleaned them


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Dr. Mason
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This type of discharge often indicates an infection, which could be bacterial, viral, or caused by other irritants.

Since she's already on ophthalmic ointment, it's crucial to continue using it as prescribed by your veterinarian.

Firstly, gently clean the discharge from her eyes using a warm, damp cloth. Make sure to use a clean part of the cloth for each wipe to avoid spreading the infection.

Secondly, monitor her overall behavior and health closely. Lethargy, which you've mentioned, can be a sign that the infection is affecting her more systemically.

Thirdly, ensure that you are applying the ophthalmic ointment correctly. If you're unsure about the application process, you can look up tutorials or ask your vet for a demonstration.

Additionally, make sure she stays well-hydrated and continues to eat. Infections can sometimes make kittens feel unwell and reduce their appetite, so it's important to keep an eye on her nutrition and hydration.

Given her age and the symptoms she's exhibiting, it's very important to follow up with your vet if the symptoms persist or worsen. Eye infections can escalate quickly in young kittens and may require more intensive treatment.

If you have any further questions, please don't hesitate to ask. Thank you.