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Urgent Cinnamon conures beak not opening

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I’m new to this platform. Sissy is a cinnamon conure who is about 4-5 months old. A week ago she was sitting on the door and my sister accidentally without looking closed it and sissy’s got out in time (that’s what we thought at first )but she was extremely scared and her left eye was not opening we hurried to take her to the vet . He gave her some eye drops and some powder antibiotic to add in her water for one week. So she started to get better and better but then I noticed she her breastbone is starting to become visible and her weight got low to 50 (normally it is 57-59) I got worried then I also noticed that she is eating well then how did this happen then I did a close observation that she’s not eating sunflowers and some other white seed they both a huge but she was eating small ones and so I started to give her fruits amd vegetables both at day and evening and she’s at 57gtams now. Then we went to get again to do the check up about this issue that why shes not eating sunflowers generally big seeds. He checked her and said she’s fine her beaks all good and like no signs of injury’s and he said that it’s a behavioural issue so we should give her some fruits/veg in morning and let her fast for 8 hours and then serve sunflowers if she still not eat it then give it more 2 hours then give her sunflowers. Now then we got home I noticed that her beak isn’t really properly opening and she’s eating from right side but doc said she’s fine and I don’t really now what to do now so should I do as the doc said or should I just serve her soft food bc I think her beak might be inflammatory oh and her eyes waters a lot too but doc was like no she’s fine
 

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I would seek a different avian veterinarian at a different practice.

They could have offered pain meds. I'm thinking more needs to be looked into .

50 is terrifying , 57 pretty darn low ...most are near 70....there can be smaller birds but gosh thst still seems low.

I would offer millet. And soft foods like boiled egg kr scrambled egg, cooked mashed sweet potatoes . Offer baby bird formula made a little thicker than directions like yogurt thickness but well mixed and dissolved and see if will take from fingers or mixed in something else he eats. It goes bad fast so 25 minutes remove if not eaten.

Definitely get a second opinion
 

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I too would be getting a second opinion if at all possible. Behavioral doesn't explain suddenly stopping eating foods she was eating, or drastic weight loss.
 

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I also would be wanting a second opinion, preferably from an avian vet if you can.
 
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