Breathing Problem Please Help!

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Breathing Problem Please Help!

Postby Kylejs91 » Tue Sep 12, 2017 8:00 pm

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5REeCOpmSfo

Theres a link to my skink breathing weird also dont mind the paper towels I know.. He recenetly had an abcess removed off the bottom of his tail the vet told me to put him on paper towels until its healed..
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Re: Breathing Problem Please Help!

Postby kingofnobbys » Wed Sep 13, 2017 2:02 am

I think another visit to the vet will be in order ....
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Re: Breathing Problem Please Help!

Postby TPceebee » Wed Sep 13, 2017 7:08 am

What substrate was he on previously? What's your hot and cool end temperatures? How often does he do this, or is it constant?

While the folks here might be able to give you some advice, Definitely get him seem to by a professional.
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Re: Breathing Problem Please Help!

Postby Kylejs91 » Wed Sep 13, 2017 8:11 am

His hot end is 95 and colder end is at 75 humidity is around 50% and he was on repti bark he was at the vet dismorning they said it's a respitory infection similar to ammonia and he was diagnosed was septicemia and they said that could be the reasoning behind it and also he is having antibiotic shots every other day
He also just started that last night after he ate I thought he might get f had some food lodged in his throat or something
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Re: Breathing Problem Please Help!

Postby Janella » Wed Sep 13, 2017 9:51 am

Oh jeez, I am sorry to read this? Are you taking him to a reptile vet or is he going still to the regular vet (dog/cat vet). I am very concerned about your skink.
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Re: Breathing Problem Please Help!

Postby Kylejs91 » Wed Sep 13, 2017 11:02 am

The clinic I've been taking him to is more for dogs/cats but the vet that's caring for my lizard I know him personally and I have good trust in him he actually knows his reptiles I hope but I've been considering getting a different opinion from another doctor.
I'm getting pretty bummed though he was doing really good he's gained a majority of his weight back been very active and now he's got another problem, it never ends I just hope he lives I'm doing everything I can for the little guy
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Re: Breathing Problem Please Help!

Postby BlueTongueBoris » Wed Sep 13, 2017 1:57 pm

Oh I'm so sorry for you and your little skink! I hope he gets better and please tell us what happens!!
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Re: Breathing Problem Please Help!

Postby Janella » Wed Sep 13, 2017 2:12 pm

I am glad to hear you trust your vet and he knows reptiles, but I personally think it may be time to seek the advice and exam from a reptile specialist. Is there one close to where you live? I really hope you can get down to the bottom of what is going on with your skink and it pulls through. Prayers
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Re: Breathing Problem Please Help!

Postby Kylejs91 » Sat Sep 16, 2017 5:29 pm

He passed away today
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Re: Breathing Problem Please Help!

Postby Janella » Sat Sep 16, 2017 5:46 pm

Omg, I am so sorry to hear this. You have to be devastated. Sending a hug and my deepest condolences.
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Re: Breathing Problem Please Help!

Postby Kylejs91 » Sat Sep 16, 2017 6:54 pm

Yeah I'm really bummed I know he knows I did everything I could do for him
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Re: Breathing Problem Please Help!

Postby BlueTongueBoris » Sat Sep 16, 2017 9:37 pm

Oh my goodness that's so horrible!! I'm so sorry, at least he's in a better place.

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