Hi, my bearded dragon is a baby. About 3 weeks old. I have him/her in a 55 gallon terrarium and I have a basking and uvb lamp and a piece of wood to climb up for basking.I feed him the small sized crickets and weed out the large ones so that he doesn't get impacted.
Earlier today I was feeding him his crickets and he ate a ton. Then he stopped suddenly and I noticed it looked like he was choking. I looked it up online and it told me to try to get it out, so I tried to but I couldn't, and each time I checked there was less there, and he returned to normal shortly.
Now a few hours later, he's not really using his left arm, not paralyzed, it just seems limp, and he's tilting his head to the side. He's being quite active still but when he walks he ends up going in a circle because of the left leg. I don't know why he's tilting his head to the left either.
Please help. I don't make much so I'd rather not go to the vet if I don't have to. Thank you.
He is still holding his head up quite often, but he goes back to leaning it down to the left after.
This morning he's balancing his head more, but his arm is still limp but not paralyzed.
Also, I've seen a lot of things concerning impaction saying I should give him baby food for the next few days? Should I do this instead of the crickets?
Here he is this morning. With this development is there any way to tell which one of the two it likely is?
Thank you so much! I don't really know how to use this site, but could I leave this open for an additional update in a day or so or do I need to close it and open another question?
He does seem to be a lot better, though, and I thank you very much for the reassurance. I'll rate you very highly! :)
Alright, thank you very much! I look forward to speaking with you again.