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Q. Loss of balance, can't fully open eyes, rabbit falls over when put down, symptoms came on in a very short time (less than 12 hrs).

A. You should take him/her to your vets as an emergency. These symptoms in rabbits are very worrying. Closed, swollen eyes suggest Myxomatosis infection but it could be several other problems.

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