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Impaction

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Posted by: tdk at Thu Oct 11 12:29:29 2007  [ Report Abuse ] [ Email Message ] [ Show All Posts by tdk ]  
   

I have a Gila that apparently has an impaction of some sort in it's digestive tract. From an X-ray it appears to be large--maybe twice the size of a mouse. The vet. has prescribed a stool softener but says if this doesn't work he'll have to operate. The stool softener doesn't seem to be working. Has anyone had this problem and what did you do? I've also let the Gila soak in warm water and have let walk around in the yard hoping this may stimulate some kind of movement. Urates are passing but no stool.


   

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