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Old 01-17-2013, 08:04 AM   #3 (permalink)
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Default Re: red inflamed forehead *please help*

By chance does she have a quill bent over and sticking into her head or an ear? My Peaches had that happen one time and it looked just like her forehead was swollen. If not, check for any redder spots around a quill that might indicate an ingrown quill.

An allergic reaction would be unlikely to only appear on her forehead. Usually if it's to bedding, it appears on their side, legs or belly. Arm & Hammer laundry detergent used to trigger my asthma.
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