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I accidently dropped something on my beardies foot. It

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I accidently dropped something...

I accidently dropped something on my beardies foot. It affected 3 toes. It did bleed .one of his toes looks almost cut off. What can I do? Will he be ok. He is only 4 months old but good and healthy

Veterinarian's Assistant: I'm sorry to hear that. What sort of animal are we talking about?

Bearded dragon

Veterinarian's Assistant: OK. What is the dragon's name?

Ziggy

Veterinarian's Assistant: Huh?

His name is ***** ***** citrus beardie.with a great appetite

Submitted: 2 years ago.Category: Reptile
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Customer reply replied 2 years ago
Can't find the refundable info.
Customer reply replied 2 years ago
How are you going to send the refundable info? Also my email is: ******@***.***. thanks,Lisa
Customer reply replied 2 years ago
Still haven't got a reply about my bearded dragon yet
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Reptile Expert: Joan, Veterinary Technician replied 2 years ago
Joan
Joan, Veterinary Technician
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Hello,

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

Can you Please post a Picture of the affected foot, so I can get a Visual on it? I will be happy to assist you.

Joan

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Customer reply replied 2 years ago
Wondering if I should get it amputated
Reptile Expert: Joan, Veterinary Technician replied 2 years ago

Thank-you I just viewed the toes and foot. The toe may be able to be saved. I suggest bahting the food in a Betadine and warm water solution. Once that is done and it is cleaned, apply Neosporin to the foot. This will help prevent infection and aid with healing. If the toe gets black, then at that point the Herp Vet will have to amputate the toe. I can tell you they function very well and adapt if they do loose a toe or foot. I do apologize that you had to wait. As soon as I came online I answered. If you need a Herp Vet please let me know and supply a State and I can locate some for you.

Joan

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Customer reply replied 2 years ago
Ok I will try that.thanks!
Reptile Expert: Joan, Veterinary Technician replied 2 years ago

I hope that will help. I do no see a lot of swelling which is a good thing. If I have addressed your concerns, please take amoment to rate my services 5 Stars. and Please let me know how the Dragon is doing.

Joan

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