Diamond python head twitch

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hannobal

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Hi,
I have a diamond python that I have noticed it’s head twitched yesterday.
I’ve been sitting and watching it today and it’s head will twitch - not frequently.
My other diamond pythons don’t do this and I have booked in to see the vet on Wednesday.

Has anyone else experienced this?

What tests should I be requesting from the vet?

Thanks.
 

CF Constrictor

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Hi Hannobal
Is the snake a pure diamond, or a diamond carpet cross ? If it has any jag mixed in , that twitch would not be unusual . Also Diamond Python Syndrome could be factor, but hopfully not.
Best of luck.
 

hannobal

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Hi Hannobal
Is the snake a pure diamond, or a diamond carpet cross ? If it has any jag mixed in , that twitch would not be unusual . Also Diamond Python Syndrome could be factor, but hopfully not.
Best of luck.
Pure diamond pythons, no jag at all.

From what I understand, diamond python syndrome isn’t contagious? nor can be tested for?
 

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