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Just wanted to ask if they can die from mbd??? Central

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Just wanted to ask...

Just wanted to ask if they can die from mbd???

Veterinarian's Assistant: What sort of animal are we talking about?

Central bearded dragon

Veterinarian's Assistant: OK. I'll do all I can to help. What seems to be the problem with the dragon?

From what I have read and seen in pictures she has mbd

Veterinarian's Assistant: Where does the dragon seem to hurt?

Big bulge in her spine n her tail is kinked

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

Mia approx 10weeks

Veterinarian's Assistant: Is there anything else the Veterinarian should be aware of about Mia?

No she's pooing fine n eating well

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Reptile Expert: PitRottMommy, Veterinary Nurse replied 4 months ago
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Reptile Expert: PitRottMommy, Veterinary Nurse replied 4 months ago

Unfortunately, yes. They can die from MBD. We typically see progressive symptoms and worsening signs of the ailment and eventually the pet passes, particularly if they do not receive steps to correct the deficiency. That said, they CAN survive even with deformities so long as the right changes are made in their husbandry. The longer they go without proper care, however, the higher the risk of succumbing.

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Reptile Expert: PitRottMommy, Veterinary Nurse replied 4 months ago

Checking in, JACustomer. How is Mia doing today?

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Reptile Expert: PitRottMommy, Veterinary Nurse replied 4 months ago
Hi,

I'm just following up on our conversation about your pet. How is everything going?

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