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    Dislocated jaw



    anyone able to help please PM for my number, my gtp has twisted her jaw while trying to eat and is unable to realign it

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    I know its the weekend but have you tried to find a vet that can help? we have an emergency animal hospital here and there is one in brissy too, you could call them and see if they have anyone that knows about reptiles. Poor little thing

    check this thread out - I think my snake has broke its jaw??

    hope it works
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    It has a tooth stuck in its lip.Try gently pinching the lip and lifting it up to unhook it.
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    Ramsayi you pretty much hit the nail on the head, her teeth had become attached to the back of her throat actually (in the loose material) do not know how she managed it, just got her unhooked and waiting for her to realign the jaw

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    I've seen that happen before, just keep an eye out for infection. Usually it heals with no problem.

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    how did he go mate!?

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    Once we got him unhooked he was just sitting with his mouth open, but given the stress and pain I thought I'd give him a few hours to recover and see if he could realign it himself. When I checked on him this morning he was fine going to wait a few days to feed to let his throat recover to minimise aggravating the injury and risk of infection, although he might be hungry after releasing his bowels all over me!!
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    Aww poor thing Looks painful

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