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Replies: 21
Tagged: Boa, Neck, Injury
Zones: General Health, Digestive, Skeletal
So, Esther was recently returned to me by her owner, after 3 weeks of not eating for him.  Esther is from the litter that euthansia was recommended for, and she appears to be the first one of the group potentially needing this.  I don't…

Replies: 6
Tagged: Injury
Zones: Caging
I keep a carpet python in a large tall enclosure.  He often finds his way to the top edge over the doors and occasionally falls to the floor, a 4 foot drop onto newspaper under aspen.  I've moved the furniture back to help him avoid…

Replies: 14
Tagged: Burn, UTH, Injury
Zones: Skin, Caging, Medications
Okay so despite my best efforts to use a uth safely my older bp has suffered some mild to moderate burns on his belly. I think it would have been far worse if I didnt check the snakes so often. The crazy thing is the uth has been under his tank,…

Replies: 21
Tagged: Mouth, Infection, Caging, Substrate, Sterile, Injury
Zones: Mouth, Caging, Infectious Disease
Dear iHerp Members: The problem with all commercially available substrates? My male tegu, Jagua, like others of his species, loves to dig, tunnel, plough around in his substrate. But no mater what I've used, he eventually gets small slivers or…

Replies: 7
Tagged: Feeding, Injury, Swollen, Skeletal, Illness, Stargazing
Zones: Feeding, Medications, Infectious Disease
my scrub python has two swollen areas, that go from her belly to her back.almost looks like broken ribs at first glance but its obviously spine related. her movement is similiar to that of a snake that has sungazers disease. she is starting to lose…

Replies: 5
Tagged: Eyes, Health, Injury, Pogona, Vitticeps
Zones: Eyes, General Health
We are a little worried....last night our beardie had his right eye closed and it seemed to be pretty sensitive. He did open it occasionally and close it right back up again. Anyone had a problem like this with their beardie? I am wondering if…

Replies: 19
Tagged: Elaphe, Guttata, Emergency, Tape, Injury, Scales
Zones: General Health, Skin, Caging
Well, i wont go through how awful yesterday was, thats for my blog.  But when i came home yesterday from being over at my grandmothers for the weekend (since thursday) i checked on my snakes.  i didnt see the  male corn in the…

Replies: 7
Tagged: Hemitheconyx, Caudicinctus, Bump, Injury, Health
Zones: Skin
A friend of mine works at a pet store and they got in a dehydrated fat tail gecko. She took it home and it is now hydrated, shed fine, etc. But it does have this weird, soft and squishy lump right where a "belly button" would be. It…

Replies: 8
Tagged: Scales, Injury, Mouth, Treatment
Zones: Skin, Medications, Mouth
My ball python Peter has a cut on his lower jaw right where his tongue comes out (looks like he has lipstick on). I just learned that it is called the mental scale. I have been treating it twice daily with diluted betadine and polysporin ointment.…

Replies: 5
Tagged: Injury, Fall, Blood, Swollen, Mouth
Zones: Finding A Vet, General Health, Mouth
My children were playing with our ball python today and he had a bad fall off the bed. Underneath his neck is swollen and he also has a bit of blood tinged fluid coming out of his mouth. He is curled up tightly and is staying in his hide. I don't…
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