Help! Info needed on what is going on with my Coastal Python

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  1. SweetieGal

    SweetieGal New Member

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    Ok So I have had her for a few years and haven't had any major dramas.
    Her last few sheds haven't been great but I wasn't too worried about it as I managed to help her with it.
    However now she is acting very strange. 3 times within the last 2 weeks she has had some sort of 'seizure' or pain response to something. I am taking her to the vet on Monday morning but I just thought I would see what information is out there about this as I am very worried about my girl :(
    I have attached a video of the second time she did this...
    Thanks for your help
    http://youtu.be/YGzIakVp49s
     
  2. Herpo

    Herpo Well-Known Member

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    I read something about IBD (inclusion body disease) giving snakes a similar reaction to what you're describing. Otherwise, I'm not too sure. Sorry
     
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    Best to seek an experienced reptile vet, that could be anything, from getting too hot, a virus, head trauma etc.
     
  4. Bluetongue1

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    Just stumbled across this thread. It looks like the snake is attempting to regurgitate. I wonder if it could have something lodged in the digestive tract? An X-ray might be helpful.

    Did the vet examination yield any answers?
     
  5. BredliFreak

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    Could be what blue tongue said...
    have you fed her recently?
    Has she done her poo?
    if not it might be regurgitation other wise it might be an issue like a virus or parasite or something
    hope she gets better, she is a beautiful snake

    Bredli
     
  6. Beans

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    Really looks like she is trying hard to throw up. Definately get some x-rays done also you can VERY GENTLY palpate her tummy to see if there's anything that feels l like
    it could be stuck
     
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    What did the Vet say ?.
     
  8. Pauls_Pythons

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    Certainly looks like it is trying to regurgitate.
    Could it have swallowed something from the enclosure, (substrate maybe?)
     
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