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    Re: Swollen Head or Just Growing?

    Quote Originally Posted by Bogertophis View Post
    Wow, I'm so glad she's OK.



    Is that peculiar to this species? I've never noticed anything like this before... but I have no experience with these.
    I don't think so, as I saw it mentioned in this thread:

    https://ball-pythons.net/forums/show...hat-s-going-on

    I'm just stunned it's so drastic; I read that even before I made the appointment, but I didn't believe it would've been that noticeable.
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    Re: Swollen Head or Just Growing?

    Quote Originally Posted by wnateg View Post
    ...I'm just stunned it's so drastic; I read that even before I made the appointment, but I didn't believe it would've been that noticeable.
    You & me both! Glad she's OK, & even more that she wasn't too stressed by the appt'mt and remained mellow.
    Rudeness is the weak man's imitation of strength.
    Eric Hoffer (1902 - 1983)

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    Yup shed was what I would have guessed, too. lol

    I don't have any ETBs, but my boa constrictors can swell up quite a bit, even over their entire body, when in shed. The swelling isn't always to the same degree every cycle, either.
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    Re: Swollen Head or Just Growing?

    Quote Originally Posted by CloudtheBoa View Post
    Yup shed was what I would have guessed, too. lol

    I don't have any ETBs, but my boa constrictors can swell up quite a bit, even over their entire body, when in shed. The swelling isn't always to the same degree every cycle, either.
    Oh well, a good $150 lesson.
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    Re: Swollen Head or Just Growing?

    Quote Originally Posted by wnateg View Post
    Oh well, a good $150 lesson.
    Better safe than sorry
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    Glad your girl is ok! I have to say that swollen head looked pretty bad and I definitely would have rushed her to the vet as well. Agreed with Topaz, always better safe than sorry, better to pay $150 and find out it was nothing serious than let your snake potentially suffer or wait too long and let serious injury or death occur.

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    Re: Swollen Head or Just Growing?

    Quote Originally Posted by Luvyna View Post
    Glad your girl is ok! I have to say that swollen head looked pretty bad and I definitely would have rushed her to the vet as well. Agreed with Topaz, always better safe than sorry, better to pay $150 and find out it was nothing serious than let your snake potentially suffer or wait too long and let serious injury or death occur.
    Definitely agree. It gave me peace of mind.
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