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Help - concerned about impaction

Discussion in 'General Tegu Discussion' started by Domenic, Jan 21, 2018.

  1. Domenic

    Domenic New Member

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    Hi everyone,

    My tegu started laying on her side today in her enclosure. She went to the bathroom earlier today and passed a urate with plenty of pee, however she has looked like she was trying to pass something several times since then. I soaked her once already for about 20 minutes and will be doing it again soon to see if it helps. She has not gone poop in about 8 days, so I'm getting worried. Please, ant help would be appreciated.

    Thank you
  2. beardeddragon111

    beardeddragon111 Active Member

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    I suggest taking her to a vet. Until then, try giving her plenty of water. Mineral oil may also help.
  3. Zyn

    Zyn Active Member

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    I'd soak her for longer than 20 mins just keep checking the water temps. I don't fill it to the point they can't touch but I've had sev soak for an hour or more and he's always gone in there. But I don't think he's ever been impacted sorry can't help much more on that front.
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    onnie0047 Member

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    What is the status on the tegu? Update please.
    Last edited: Feb 10, 2018
  5. Guman

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    Do you feed veggies?
  6. ag3nt 0rang3

    ag3nt 0rang3 New Member

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    Mine is also going thru thus right now. She hasnt past her last small rat :( bern doing soaking and belly rub sessions too. If not past today or tomorrow ill take her to vet

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