her eye has drooped towards her cheek and showing red.
one eye has drooped and showing red in the lower corner
Thank you. That's an important finding and identifies a Horner's syndrome - a loss of sympathetic nervous innervation to the eye. This can be seen in association with a trigeminal nerve neuritis which is the likely cause of Pep's jaw drop and difficulty in drinking and chewing. Here are the common exam findings when trigeminal neuritis is present:
Here is the etiology and pathophysiology of a trigeminal neuritis:
This is how it's treated:
Signs will typically resolve spontaneously in 2-3 weeks but in some cases will take months to totally normalize.
Feel free to share our conversation with Pep's vet. Referral to a specialist veterinary neurologist might be recommended because generalist vets rarely have the specialized equipment necessary to evaluate patients such as Pep.
Please continue our conversation if you wish.
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