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Zexen
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 HELP!! Iggy has swollen tongue and cant eat

My Ig jas a swollen tongue and cant seem to swallow anything, already took him to the vet where they gave him some fluids & antibiotics to help, but the Exotic Specialist himself wont be in until the next 4 days, how should i care for my lizard? i was thinking of feeding him via eye-dropper and blending fruit and water into a smoothie, what else should i do????



06/24/16  06:36am

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 HELP!! Iggy has swollen tongue and cant eat

Yes keep it hydrated by all means...syringe feed...open the mouth by firmly pulling down on the dewlap until you can insert a syringe or a spray bottle ...the goal is to feed liquids without choking

The glottis is near the tongue...try to get fluids and slurries in by the back hinge of the jaw...
1-3 ml at a time...feed multiple times a day

USE THE TOOL TO MAKE A SCREEN SHOT ..SEND A PHOTO

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06/27/16  12:52pm


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