Friday, June 24, 2016

2963. A 5-year-old terrapin yawns. Why?

Jun 24, 2016


Terrapin, 5 year old, F was rescued from the pond 1 year ago.
Goes for walk in playground.
UVB light 1-3 hrs/day. Tank. No filter
Overturned basket as basking area, not ramp.

Mar 12, 2016. Consulted Toa Payoh Vets
New tank
Bubbles from nose, open mouth breathing
Why?
Tank chemical likely cause resp. problem.


Jun 2016. Another Vet clinic.
7 injections alternate days of oxytet IM
Tobradex eye drops into eyes and nose
"Yawns" or gasping returns after treatment course. Why?

X rays - normal

Allergy to playground environmental substances?



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