EMERGENCY! HELPFUL ADVICE NEEDED

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  1. Dec 7, 2019 #1

    Dwight Glidden

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    I have a hairless mature female hairless rat. We brought her to the vet yesterday, after noticing her eye was swollen and a bit cloudy the day before that. We administered antibiotic drops just fine at first but just now, when my girlfriend and I tried to get a drop in her eye, the rat started struggling and the force of the squirming and attempt at closing her eye, I believe her cornea has ruptured. Vet is closed until monday. What can we do besides try and stop the bleeding? Please help
     
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    Can you post a photo so we can see what's going on.? It would help us determine what could help
     
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    Does it look like something is sticking out from the eyeball or is the eye bulging out of the skull? Do you have Metacam or infant liquid ibuprofen on hand?
     
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