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Joan, Veterinary Technician
Category: Reptile
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Experience:  35+ years experience as veterinary tech and 40+ years experience doing reptile rescues.
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My beardie is sick... s eyes are crusted over and he is very

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my beardie is sick... his eyes are crusted over and he is very lethargic. I am sure he is dehydrated. I am giving him pedialite diluted 1:1 and hand fed him crickets today. is there anything I can do about the blockage in his glands and eyes from home.??
Submitted: 1 year ago.
Category: Reptile
Expert:  Joan replied 1 year ago.


My name is ***** ***** I have been a Vet tech for 30+ years with special interest in Reptiles and Reptile Rescue. I do need to ask some questions to best assist you. Please do not rate until I have give you a full answer.

How old is the Dragon?

Can you tell me about the set up?

Diet Prey/Veggies?



UVB light age of bulb MVB or linear tube or compact coil, strength and brand?

Basking light?

Temps in basking area, warm side and cool side?

How measured?

Can you post a picture of the eyes?

Can you explain what you mean by glands?

Passing stool?