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    Help bearded dragon gasping and gapping

    I got her to the vet and they said that she had some tar on her teeth and was malnourished but couldn't say exactly what it was without a bunch of invasive testing. We waited on the tests and they gave me antibiotics that will hopefully kill whatever's hurting her. They also gave me gel that...
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    Help bearded dragon gasping and gapping

    the vet appointment is tomorrow however today she seems to be having alot of trouble breathing. she has had a black beard for the past couple days. Ive called the vet several times but they are completely booked and can't squeeze me in even as an emergency. do you guys think she can make it 1...
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    Help bearded dragon gasping and gapping

    Hey guys i still have 2 days till the vets sees my bearded dragon and shes looking pretty dehydrated. Her eyes are kinda sunken in and her skin is really wrinkly. How can i give her water if she has a RI.
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    Help bearded dragon gasping and gapping

    She is on meloxicam for her arthritis. As far as the vet i have to wait till thursday. Im also worried becuase all of hef fat pads on both her head and tail are gone. Her eyes still seem bright which i think is good but omg waiting for her vet appointment has literally been the longest days of...
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    Help bearded dragon gasping and gapping

    it is a girl. I sometimes call her a guy by accident because i just found out she was a female and had been referring to her as he for like 6 years lol. she was running alot when I originally started this chat however, over the last few days her condition has deteriorated and she has stopped any...
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    Help bearded dragon gasping and gapping

    She runs after she gets her meds. The vets diagnosed her after an x ray. Shes not running right now she's got a pretty bad RI. do you have any advice while i wait for her vet appointment on thursday
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    Help bearded dragon gasping and gapping

    Ok so i got a vet appointment on thursday which seems extremely far away. Is there anything i can do while i wait. Im really worried its gonna be too late by the time i get to the vet.
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    Help bearded dragon gasping and gapping

    Im taking her to the vet soon cause shes got bubbles on her mouth. Is there anything i can do while i wait for my appointment.
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    Help bearded dragon gasping and gapping

    While im waiting to get the appiontment is there anything i can do to help her? Ive increased hef basking temp and i ordered a uvb light but is therd anything else?
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    Help bearded dragon gasping and gapping

    Thanks i have a vet that knows her. Shes actually the one that diagnosed her with arthritis. Im pretty stressed cause i know how fast an RI can worsen. They arent open sundays so i have to call first thing tommorow to get an appointment asap
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    Help bearded dragon gasping and gapping

    So i thought she was doing alot better but i think you guys right and that the gasping was the start of a RI cause i just saw some bubbles or saliva on her mouth. I think im going to the vet monday because i don't want to take chances. It gonna be taking all my money lol but i think its the...
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    Help bearded dragon gasping and gapping

    Ok thanks so much for everything. You guys have helped more in the last few days than any of the research ive done all month. Im sure i will have more questions in the future if thats ok. I will give updates about her soon. Thanks again
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    Help bearded dragon gasping and gapping

    Since i moved our house has been a bit colder so im ordering a better heat lamp too. She is very up and down as far as behavior. Some times shes sleeping all day and sometimes shes eating and running non stop. She has stop gasping at night (as far as i know). Another thing is do you guys have...
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    Help bearded dragon gasping and gapping

    Thankyou so so so much. Ive been so anxious about RIs but ive also read that gapping could also be because of the stress of moving and his environment changing. I will update and Im buying a new uvb and heating light first thing tommorow
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    Help bearded dragon gasping and gapping

    Thank you so much for the advice. Do you think this will help with the gapping,gasping though or could it be a respiratory issue?
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    Help bearded dragon gasping and gapping

    My biggest fear is that she has a respiratory infection however her behavior and the symptoms dont really match. She is eating and running. Shes not lethargic AT ALL but she is gapping or gasping which is what really scares me
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    Help bearded dragon gasping and gapping

    Since i moved the basking temp is around 85-90 so i am trying to find a new one. I take temps through a laser tempurature gun. The uvb is a coil bulb nd was replaced a couple months ago. Humidity is around 30.
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    Help bearded dragon gasping and gapping

    She usually gets her fluids from her baths once a week and she doesn't drink however i have had to start giving her liquid pain medicine due to arthritis. I usually give her medication one mealworms though. I did recently give her a water bowl though which is why im kinda scared that she inhald...
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    Help bearded dragon gasping and gapping

    Ive had my bearded dragon for about 6 years. A couple months ago i took him to the vet because he had been gasping or gaping for a few week and i was afraid he had a respiratory infection. The vet did tests and said he didnt have an infection but he did have arthritis and gave me pain...
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