African Horse Sickness
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Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

Some of our horses which have been given their AHS vaccines appear to have slightly swollen eyes but their temperatures (taken twice a day) are completely normal. Should we consider this to be a vaccine reaction? They are showing no discomfort or other symptoms?

Asked: 29/11/2007, 14:45 by Helen Wenham.
Answered: 22/12/2007, 09:28 by James Urry.

If vaccinated within the lasttwo weeks it could be a vaccine reaction. Regardless, I would reduce all forms of stressbut not treat unless the temperatures rise above 39.I suggest notriding until the eyes are completely normal as this may be due to another virus.

Submitted by Dr Dave Mullins, Equine Veterinarian

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