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Tagged: Boa, Disease, Male, Red, Redness
Zones: General Health, Skin
This may be nothing or it may be something. I have never had a male boa before, or a male snake for that matter.  And I pulled him out to handle him the other day and noticed that the skin covering his privates was pretty red, it's look a…

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Tagged: Mites, Parasites, Disease, Health, Prevention
Zones: Infectious Disease, Medications, Parasites
Soooo...  Lisa arrived back home yesterday fresh from Daytona with a new bloodred corn and a female Savu for our boy, only to discover mites living in Gywn the Macklott's and Angus the Olive pythons.  We have both been researching the…

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Tagged: Infection, Disease, Mrsa, Cornsnakes
Zones: General Health, Skin, Infectious Disease
I am a carrier of the infection known as MRSA aka Methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus. I am curious to know if this infection can be transfered to my snakes just by handling them. Anyone know for sure?

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Tagged: Metabolic, Bone, Disease, Green, Iguana, Bump, Jaw
Zones: Mouth, Skeletal
     Hello!  My Green Iguana is starting to worry me a bit.  He is starting to develop a bump on his lower right jaw.  I suspect this could be MBD, but would like your guys' input before I take him to a vet.  I…

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Tagged: Rescue, Carpet, Python, Disease, Skin, Blisters, Health
Zones: General Health, Skin
Hi, I recently got two new carpet pythons.  The small one is doing great, but the larger one has had these 'blisters' appear all over her.  They seem to be filled with water and are under the scales. She has not been eating very well,…

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Tagged: Mice, Death, Illness, Disease, Feeders, Contagious
Zones: General Health, Infectious Disease, Parasites
I'm just beyond bewlidered... we transferred them all over into the new freedom breeder racks two weeks ago and I came home from a few days in Boston to find that the majority of my feeders were dead, sickly, or had been cannabilized. Some of the…

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Tagged: Scalerot, Infection, Ballpython, Disease
Zones: General Health, Skin, Infectious Disease
Okay, so I've looked up a million and one sites/blogs/articles/videos about scale rot and I think I have a good idea of what to do. BUT, I'm obviously not an expert and this is the first real health issue I've had with my reptiles. I'm worried as…

Replies: 4
Tagged: Disease, Leopardgecko, Sickgecko
Zones: General Health, Feeding, Eyes
Has anyone had any experience with an illness that causes swelling around the eyes of a Leopard Gecko, film over the eyes, and crusty build up at the corners of their mouth? It eventually causes them to stop eating as well.

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Tagged: Sickness, Disease, Respiratory, Infection
Zones: General Health, Respiratory, Infectious Disease
This is probably a silly question, but can you spread illness from yourself to a snake?  For example, if you have a cold, could that translate into a respiratory infection in the snake?

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Tagged: Paramyxovirus, Illness, Disease
Zones: Infectious Disease
WARNING; Paramyxovirus is infecting snakes/lizards all over PORTLAND, OR and VANCOUVER, WA, many people, including myself, have lost whole collections of pythons/boas/lizards due to this illness. It seems to have started from a guy named Jermane, in…
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