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Posted by: Shiari at Mon Mar 19 23:13:38 2012  [ Report Abuse ] [ Email Message ] [ Show All Posts by Shiari ]  
   

A vet would NOT "just force feed" him.

They would do a full physical exam, palpating, listening to the lungs, and probably (rightly) recommend x-rays to check for any masses/blockages. They would also want to run a fecal test to check to parasitic infections.

They would also provide a tube feeding diet that is calorie dense and a liquid, which is significantly easier to digest than mice, and probably provide a probiotic as your snake at this point has likely depleted his stomach flora and this could be a major cause of the repeat regurges as well.

How often have you been offering him after his regurges? What size prey items?


   

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