He bearded dragon hasn't really eaten or had a bowl movement in about 10 days but shes acting fine. Shes a pound and

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Customer: He bearded dragon hasn't really eaten or had a bowl movement in about 10 days but shes acting fine
JA: I'll do all I can to help. How much did the Bearded Dragon eat? Do you know her weight?
Customer: Shes a pound and only ate a few cut up pieces of sweet pepper
JA: Has she thrown up since this happened?
Customer: No
JA: And what's the Bearded Dragon's name and age?
Customer: Freddie shes 1 and a half years old
JA: Is there anything else the Vet should know about Freddie?
Customer: Shes very very lazy
Answered by DrRoyC in 1 hour 1 year ago
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Hello,Customerresponding to your message regarding Freddie, know you are worried, I'm very concerned as well. Anorexia in reptiles indicates underlying illness. Please soak in warm water at 95 degrees, use a thermometer for 5-10 minutes 3 times day, be careful not to drown. Put under basking light and warm up to 95-100 degrees, use thermometer, as if basking in sun for 30-60 minutes 3 times day. Please send photos and video. We will discuss further when you reply.
Customer
I've already done all that.
Good, please send photos.
Customer
Customer attachment 12/31/2020 4:17:35 PM
Photo helps, Thanks. Freddie is flat with eyes closed and neck extended. List of possible causes is long; Low Calcium crisis, respiratory infection or pneumonia, kidney disease, other.
Customer
Jeez thats alot
Take 1 teaspoon of Calcium powder and mix with 1 tablespoon of filtered water, use a very small rubber spatula to open mouth and give 1-3 drops of Calcium liquid every hour
Customer
Ok
Goal is to keep alive until seen by a reptile veterinarian. Use ARAV.ORG and go online to find reptile veterinarian and make appointment. With Covid and holidays, may get an appointment in 2 days or 6 weeks.
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