Chameleon Sick??

Discussion in 'Health Clinic' started by LibraQueen82, Jul 12, 2018.

  1. LibraQueen82

    LibraQueen82 New Member


    My Cham is about 6 months. He has stopped eating, not moving around much, barely drinking. He has a bump under his skin near the end of his back(spine) near where his tail starts. Recently he has started leaking a yellowy slimy substance out of his butt. It also appears his butt may be swollen and he hasn't been pooping or anything.... Help! I can't get to a vet until next week. Is there any meds I can give ? Could it be constipation? Are there any laxatives? I've already tried putting together for in warm bath. A little of the yellow stuff came out. 20180712_153154.jpg 20180712_153202.jpg 20180712_153206.jpg
  2. Brodybreaux25

    Brodybreaux25 Chameleon Enthusiast

    There is absolutely nothing any of us can do to help a chameleon with an illness this advanced. He has been ill for some time. Your ONLY options are to get him to a vet like yesterday or put him out of his misery. I know that is not what you want to hear but it is the truth.
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  3. Char333p

    Char333p Established Member

    Yeah youll have to check out a vet... but i gotta say that is a beautifully colored veild.. never seen one with those blues.... good luck hope all get well
  4. Brodybreaux25

    Brodybreaux25 Chameleon Enthusiast

    ...pretty sure that’s because it’s dying...
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  5. Char333p

    Char333p Established Member

    Would be a shame :(
  6. jamest0o0

    jamest0o0 Chameleon Enthusiast

    This chameleon will likely not make it. Needs vet attention now along with serious husbandry changes. Likely another "help!" Thread that we'll never get a response from.
  7. Brodybreaux25

    Brodybreaux25 Chameleon Enthusiast

    Am I the only one that thinks he looks grey, not blue?

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