Why is my dogs eye red and swollen?

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This easy-to-spy problem is common in both cats and dogs and can be caused by an injury, an irritation or even a disease.

Regardless of the cause, your pet's eye may look roughly the same: Some or all of the structures surrounding the eye will be red and/or visibly swollen, a condition commonly known as conjunctivitis.

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There are many reasons your dog could have swollen lymph nodes.

The most common assumption and fear is that your dog has Lymphoma, which is a quite serious diagnosis.

Inflamed lymph nodes are referred to as Lymphadenitis, which is the enlarged of lymph nodes from either an infection or inflammation in dogs.

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There are many reasons your dog could have swollen lymph nodes.

The most common assumption and fear is that your dog has Lymphoma, which is a quite serious diagnosis.

Inflamed lymph nodes are referred to as Lymphadenitis, which is the enlarged of lymph nodes from either an infection or inflammation in dogs.

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Inflamed lymph nodes are generally a sign of infection.

In the case of lymphadenitis, the cause is typically of a benign nature, though malignant forms are documented as well.

Abnormalities and swelling of the lymph node can result in symptoms that will alert you to the fact that there is an ongoing disease present.

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Some common causes for swollen eyes in dogs and cats may include: An allergic reaction (this can be from an inhaled allergen or from a food allergy), often involving additional swelling of the lip(s) and face.

A bee sting to the eye (can also cause swelling of the lip(s) and face) An infection of the eye or eyelid.

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Inflamed lymph nodes are generally a sign of infection.

In the case of lymphadenitis, the cause is typically of a benign nature, though malignant forms are documented as well.

Abnormalities and swelling of the lymph node can result in symptoms that will alert you to the fact that there is an ongoing disease present.

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Since their job is to fight infections, the tonsils can become infected.

One of the more common ways dogs can get tonsillitis is from a buildup of tartar on the teeth due to poor dental hygiene, or a gum infection.

tonsillitis can also be caused by an irritation of the mouth or throat.

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Male dogs can suffer from orchitis, an inflammation of the testes in which one or both testicles become hard and swollen, or epididymitis, an inflammation of the testicular tube that contains sperm.

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