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Anna, Reptile Expert, Biologist
Category: Reptile
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Experience:  Have owned turtles, snakes, amphibians, and lizards. Study and provide habitat for wild herps.
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We have a chinese water dragon and both front legs have

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We have a chinese water dragon and both front legs have become extremely swollen
JA: I'm sorry to hear that. Have you looked to see if there is a wound on their foot?
Customer: we didn't see any
JA: What is the dragon's name and age?
Customer: she is very old
JA: Is there anything else the Veterinarian should be aware of about the dragon?
Customer: Elizabeth, she is at least 12
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.

Can you tell me about Elizabeth's set up?

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

Can you tell me about her diet?


Does she pass normal stool and Urates?

How is her appetite?

Can you post a piture of her legs?


Customer: replied 1 year ago.
Thank you. We actually ended up taking her to the vet and are giving her a treatment for the next week to see if she improves.
Expert:  Joan replied 1 year ago.

Thank-you I will have the question closed.