I have a bearded dragon & for the past two days he haven't opened his eyes & under his neck is very black. He haven't

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Customer: Hello! I have a bearded dragon & for the past two days he haven't opened his eyes & under his neck is very black. He haven't been his self
JA: I'll do all I can to help. What's the matter with the dragon?
Customer: He haven't opened his eyes & under his beard is black. He haven't been active like he usually be
JA: Where does the dragon seem to hurt?
Customer: He won't open his eyes
JA: OK. No obvious pain. Can you see anything that looks wrong or different?
Customer: Once again he haven't OPENED HIS EYES in two days. Been very still not much movement
JA: What is the dragon's name?
Customer: Spikey
JA: Is there anything else the Veterinarian should be aware of about Spikey?
Customer: No
Answered by DrRoyC in 7 hours 1 year ago
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Hello,Customerresponding to your message regarding Spikey, know you are worried, I'm very concerned as well. Please soak in warm water at 90-95 degrees, use thermometer, shallow and be careful not to drown. Send photos and video. We will discuss further when you reply.
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I will put in warm water & also clean his tank. Here is a picture of him
Photo helps, Thanks. Spikey is very sick,
Goal is to keep alive until seen by a reptile veterinarian. Soak in water at 95-100 degrees, use thermometer, 5-10 minutes 4 times day, be careful not to drown. Take 1 teaspoon of Calcium powder and mix with 1 tablespoon of filtered, use very small rubber spatula to open mouth and give 2 drops of Calcium liquid every 2 hours
Use ARAV.ORG and go online to find reptile veterinarian and make appointment ASAP. With Covid and holidays, may get an appointment in 2 days or 6 weeks.
Customer
Use filtered water & mix the Calcium powder in it. I ordered the calcium powder & also will be making a vet appointment for Spikey
Good, our thread remains open for five days follow up questions and concerns are welcome.Customer
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Found a veterinary for Spikey and made an appointment. Thank you for your time, help & assistance
Welcome, updates please.
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