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My beardie is about 4.5 yrs old and has developed a raised…

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My beardie is about 4.5 yrs old and has developed a raised place under his chin on the left side of his jaw! It doesn’t seem to be a zit or anything in it and he will let me touch it and doesn’t seem to cause him pain but it wasn’t there b4

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He does have a uvb light and basking heat light, idk the exact temp but it’s a really large tank and he goes to the cooler side sometimes and stays under the basking light sometimes also! He is fed superworms and Dubia roaches dusted in Ca powder and greens/carrots and veggies also dusted

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Reptile Expert: Joan, Veterinary Technician replied 4 months ago
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My name is ***** ***** I have been a Vet tech for 35+ years and have worked with Reptiles for over 40 years.

Can you tell me what substrate you use?

UVB light age, strength and brand?

How often do you calcium?

What veggies do you feed and percentage?

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Customer reply replied 4 months ago
We don’t use any substrate, repitsun 10.0 uvb light and it’s prob about 6mths old, we feed him turnip greens, cabbage and carrots dusted with calcium daily and live superworms and dubia roaches daily
Reptile Expert: Joan, Veterinary Technician replied 4 months ago

Thank you! Can you post a picture of the area? I am not sure how well I can see it, but would liuke to try. Is the lump solid?

Jan

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