Our Chameleon is lying in the bottom of his cage with his tongue hanging out and twitching. Do Chameleons have seizures?

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Customer: Our Chameleon is lying in the bottom of his cage with his tongue hanging out and twitching. Do Chameleons have seizures?
JA: I'm sorry to hear that. Seizures always look scary. Let's get you talking to the Veterinarian. What is the Chameleon's name and age?
Customer: His name is ***** ***** he is one years old
JA: Is there anything else important you think the Veterinarian should know about Zues?
Customer: His tongue looks swollen and it looks like he's choking on it.
Answered by Anna in 16 mins 5 years ago
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Hello and welcome. My name is ***** ***** I'm a biologist with a special interest in reptiles. I'm sorry to hear Zues is having some problems. Chameleons can have seizures, but they are most often due to an underlying condition that can be treated. Some additional information will help me figure out the best steps for you to take.What kind of chameleon is he - veiled, Jackson's, Panther, etc.?What brand of UVB light do you have? How old is the bulb?What temperatures do you maintain under the basking light and on the cool side of the cage?What do you feed Zues? Any supplements?Thank you.
Hi, I'm just following up on our conversation about your pet. How is everything going? Anna
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