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Third eyelid visible and eye seems swollen

Discussion in 'Tortoise Health' started by Aunt Caffy, Oct 26, 2018.

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  1. Aunt Caffy

    Aunt Caffy Well-Known Member 5 Year Member Tortoise Club

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    6D083353-11F4-41F4-B56D-C6CCBA54BA01.jpeg C01E2411-AE50-427C-90DA-C4AA69383909.jpeg I just noticed this tonight. I’m worried and left a message with the vet’s emergency paging service because it came on so suddenly.
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    It seems to have settled down a bit. I’m still going to call the vet when they open tomorrow.
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    Try some over the counter eye rinse or just some warm water. Might just be something in it.
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    I rinsed her eye after we got inside. That might be why it seemed to settle down. I noticed the problem with Rowan’s eye right after she chugged down a grubworm. I’m going to check her again before I go to bed.
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    She looks good this morning. I gave her head another rinse for good measure.
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