Reptile

Have Reptile Veterinary Questions? Ask a Reptile Expert.

Ask an Expert,
Get an Answer ASAP!

Reptile

My BD has a spot on s belly that is discolored. Almost

Customer Question
My BD has a spot...
My BD has a spot on his belly that is discolored. Almost looks. Like a heat rock burn but no heat rock. I have a picture. Possible to share? Or do you know the issue without seeing?
Submitted: 1 year ago.Category: Reptile
Show More
Show Less
Ask Your Own Reptile Question
Answered in 6 minutes by:
3/6/2016
Reptile Expert: Dr. Dan, Reptile Veterinarian replied 1 year ago
Dr. Dan
Dr. Dan, Reptile Veterinarian
Category: Reptile
Satisfied Customers: 8,977
Experience: 12 years private, wildlife and zoo experience with reptiles, PLEASE rate my service when satisfied.
Verified

Hello!

Thank you for your question, I'm Dr. Dan and I'll try to help you.

Yes pleas post a picture using the paperclip tool in the chat box.

Dr. Dan

Ask Your Own Reptile Question
Ask Anna Your Own Question
Anna
Anna
Anna, Reptile Expert, Biologist
Category: Reptile
Satisfied Customers: 3,789
3,789 Satisfied Customers
Experience: Have owned turtles, snakes, amphibians, and lizards. Study and provide habitat for wild herps.

Anna is online now

A new question is answered every 9 seconds

How JustAnswer works:

  • Ask an ExpertExperts are full of valuable knowledge and are ready to help with any question. Credentials confirmed by a Fortune 500 verification firm.
  • Get a Professional AnswerVia email, text message, or notification as you wait on our site. Ask follow up questions if you need to.
  • 100% Satisfaction GuaranteeRate the answer you receive.

JustAnswer in the News:

Ask-a-doc Web sites: If you've got a quick question, you can try to get an answer from sites that say they have various specialists on hand to give quick answers... Justanswer.com.
JustAnswer.com...has seen a spike since October in legal questions from readers about layoffs, unemployment and severance.
Web sites like justanswer.com/legal
...leave nothing to chance.
Traffic on JustAnswer rose 14 percent...and had nearly 400,000 page views in 30 days...inquiries related to stress, high blood pressure, drinking and heart pain jumped 33 percent.
Tory Johnson, GMA Workplace Contributor, discusses work-from-home jobs, such as JustAnswer in which verified Experts answer people’s questions.
I will tell you that...the things you have to go through to be an Expert are quite rigorous.

What Customers are Saying:

Thank you so much. Great knowledge of reptiles! Will use JustAnswer again if further problems arise.

StephanieKY

I must tell you I found this site by accident and was amazed when I asked a question of the Veteranians online. I wish I could have found it sooner it could have made such a difference in the outcome of my pet's surgery. However, I am passing along the information to my sister-in-law (a cat-rescue person who is also a nurse), and perhaps it will help someone else who may experience the same problem. The doctor who answered my question was amazing, and while it didn't come it time to change the outcome of my situation, it is reassuring to know the caliber of Vets/Doctors that you have at JustAnswer. Thank you for being there.

Alice H.Jacksonville, Fl.

Wonderful service, prompt, efficient, and accurate. Couldn't have asked for more. I cannot thank you enough for your help.

Mary C.Freshfield, Liverpool, UK

This expert is wonderful. They truly know what they are talking about, and they actually care about you. They really helped put my nerves at ease. Thank you so much!!!!

AlexLos Angeles, CA

Thank you for all your help. It is nice to know that this service is here for people like myself, who need answers fast and are not sure who to consult.

GPHesperia, CA

I couldn't be more satisfied! This is the site I will always come to when I need a second opinion.

JustinKernersville, NC

Just let me say that this encounter has been entirely professional and most helpful. I liked that I could ask additional questions and get answered in a very short turn around.

EstherWoodstock, NY

< Previous | Next >

Meet the Experts:

Anna

Anna

Reptile Expert, Biologist

3,789 satisfied customers

Have owned turtles, snakes, amphibians, and lizards. Study and provide habitat for wild herps.

Joan

Joan

Veterinary Technician

8,010 satisfied customers

35+ years experience as veterinary tech and 40+ years experience doing reptile rescues.

PitRottMommy

PitRottMommy

Veterinary Nurse

223 satisfied customers

15 years experience in veterinary medicine, special interest in reptiles and arachnids.

Dr. Dan

Dr. Dan

Reptile Veterinarian

8,977 satisfied customers

12 years private, wildlife and zoo experience with reptiles, PLEASE rate my service when satisfied.

Dr. Andy

Dr. Andy

Medical Director

551 satisfied customers

2003 Graduate

Dr. Gary

Dr. Gary

Veterinarian

343 satisfied customers

DVM, Emergency Veterinarian; BS (Physiology) Michigan State Univ

Dr. Bruce

Dr. Bruce

Veterinarian

194 satisfied customers

15 years of experience in emergency, surgery and medicine

< Previous | Next >

Related Reptile Questions
We are babysitting the science class bearded dragon over the
We are babysitting the science class bearded dragon over the break. He seems fine but just threw up and not sure why. He just got a new combo basking and UVB light which is about 10-11 inches from his… read more
Joan
Joan
Veterinary Technician
Private
8,010 satisfied customers
I have a hatchling Mississippi map turtle I just got on
I have a hatchling Mississippi map turtle I just got on Tuesday and I noticed today he's acting very lathargic is that normal? … read more
Joan
Joan
Veterinary Technician
Private
8,010 satisfied customers
I have a Leopard gecko that was bitten by my bearded dragon.
I have a Leopard gecko that was bitten by my bearded dragon. They look like lacerations except for around the lip. The lip looks cut and she keeps trying to rub it against the glass of the aquarium. M… read more
Joan
Joan
Veterinary Technician
Private
8,010 satisfied customers
My slider is not eating also. Looks like he has a reddish
My slider is not eating also. Looks like he has a reddish area around the top neck area at the back of head, like irrigation or raw skin. He's just laying on floating dock with eyes closed and legs al… read more
Joan
Joan
Veterinary Technician
Private
8,010 satisfied customers
Just wanted to ask if they can die from mbd??? Central
From what I have read and seen in pictures she has mbd … read more
PitRottMommy
PitRottMommy
Veterinary Nurse
Associate Degree
223 satisfied customers
We have a (approx) 6 month old bearded dragon. He has been
We have a (approx) 6 month old bearded dragon. He has been lethargic and hasn't been interested in his food for a couple of days. Last night, we noticed some blood(?) in his stool and when we picked h… read more
Joan
Joan
Veterinary Technician
Private
8,010 satisfied customers
I have a 2 and 1/2 year old red foot tortoise that hasn't
I have a 2 and 1/2 year old red foot tortoise that hasn't defacated in 2 weeks. She's eating and moving around less. I've tried hot showers and soaking her every day. Even tried having her in the car … read more
Joan
Joan
Veterinary Technician
Private
8,010 satisfied customers
My sister gave me a ball python that she had previously. It
My sister gave me a ball python that she had previously. It brought it home and it behaved oddly, writhing around and biting at the substrate. I texted her and she said that is normal behaviour and th… read more
Joan
Joan
Veterinary Technician
Private
8,010 satisfied customers
My bearded dragon doesn't seem to use his back legs
My bearded dragon doesn't seem to use his back legs correctly. … read more
Anna
Anna
Reptile Expert, Biologist
3,789 satisfied customers
I live in Wilmington NC, and last week found a very little
I live in Wilmington NC, and last week found a very little Yellow Bellied Slider hatchling. I have kept many turtles successfully in the past of all sizes and raised them from young. With the current … read more
Anna
Anna
Reptile Expert, Biologist
3,789 satisfied customers
Took him to vet a month ago for dehydration use dripper now
took him to vet a month ago for dehydration use dripper now he seems dehydrated again and weight loss hasn't eaten for a day use humidifier as neede but he seems off I cant get normal saline to do und… read more
Joan
Joan
Veterinary Technician
Private
8,010 satisfied customers
We adopted a 6 year old yellow belly slider on Saturday and
We adopted a 6 year old yellow belly slider on Saturday and she hasn't eaten yet should we be concerned … read more
Joan
Joan
Veterinary Technician
Private
8,010 satisfied customers
My bearded dragon do you started breathing hard I don't know
My bearded dragon do you started breathing hard I don't know why … read more
Joan
Joan
Veterinary Technician
Private
8,010 satisfied customers
My leopard gecko has mouth rot, he is quite old. He has
left side of his face under his eye, it is swollen and red … read more
Joan
Joan
Veterinary Technician
Private
8,010 satisfied customers
My box turtle hasn't eaten for two weeks. I recently moved
My box turtle hasn't eaten for two weeks. I recently moved him from NYC to NC and although his habitat didn't change it was stress on him. The local reptile vet here has placed him on Fortaz injection… read more
Joan
Joan
Veterinary Technician
Private
8,010 satisfied customers
My bearded dragon is having these moments of becoming
My bearded dragon is having these moments of becoming lifeless plus his beard is swelling up for periods & then he goes back to normal for a little bit! … read more
PitRottMommy
PitRottMommy
Veterinary Nurse
Associate Degree
223 satisfied customers
My 3 month old ball python is in the process of her first
hi. my 3 month old ball python is in the process of her first shed with me. her humidity has been consistent at 70 percent ever since her eyes got cloudy but it has been 3 days now of the actual shedd… read more
Joan
Joan
Veterinary Technician
Private
8,010 satisfied customers
My chameleon hasn't been eating or drinking he is very I'll.
My chameleon hasn't been eating or drinking he is very I'll. I've been giving the proper care and all of the necessary dietary needs. I've been doing all I can for him and he will not get better he do… read more
Joan
Joan
Veterinary Technician
Private
8,010 satisfied customers
Disclaimer: Information in questions, answers, and other posts on this site ("Posts") comes from individual users, not JustAnswer; JustAnswer is not responsible for Posts. Posts are for general information, are not intended to substitute for informed professional advice (medical, legal, veterinary, financial, etc.), or to establish a professional-client relationship. The site and services are provided "as is" with no warranty or representations by JustAnswer regarding the qualifications of Experts. To see what credentials have been verified by a third-party service, please click on the "Verified" symbol in some Experts' profiles. JustAnswer is not intended or designed for EMERGENCY questions which should be directed immediately by telephone or in-person to qualified professionals.

Disclaimer: Information in questions, answers, and other posts on this site ("Posts") comes from individual users, not JustAnswer; JustAnswer is not responsible for Posts. Posts are for general information, are not intended to substitute for informed professional advice (medical, legal, veterinary, financial, etc.), or to establish a professional-client relationship. The site and services are provided "as is" with no warranty or representations by JustAnswer regarding the qualifications of Experts. To see what credentials have been verified by a third-party service, please click on the "Verified" symbol in some Experts' profiles. JustAnswer is not intended or designed for EMERGENCY questions which should be directed immediately by telephone or in-person to qualified professionals.

Show MoreShow Less

Ask Your Question

x