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I have a 4 year old bearded dragon who has swelling under s

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I have a 4 year old bearded dragon who has swelling under his chin. He mouth is gaping more often and he is not eating as well or as much as usual. I have recently changed from a glass heat lamp to a ceramic and he is spending more time away from this area, but this is the only change to his enclosure. Should I be taking him to a vet?
Submitted: 1 year ago.
Category: Reptile
Expert:  Joan replied 1 year ago.

Hello,

My name is ***** ***** I have been a Vet tech for 30+ years with special interest in reptiles and reptile Rescue.

Can you tell me about the tank set up?

Substrate?

Diet veggies/prey?

UVB light, how old, linear tube or compact coil, strength, and brand?

Temps in Basking area, warm side, and cool side?

Supplements?

Can you post a picture of the area?

Joan