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    I need some help!!!!!!

    I fed my ball python a medium rat same thing I always feed her but her mouth looks like there's something wrong please help I'm not sure how to add a picture or I would

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    Re: I need some help!!!!!!

    You can download the taptalk app and post it from there. It's a free app. We won't be much help without seeing what's goin on.

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    Just guessing without seeing, but because snake's jaws are so flexible, sometimes snakes get their own teeth caught on their own mouth (inwardly) & if they
    cannot yawn their way out of it, you can sometimes use something like a tongue depressor or a pen (retracted) to help them un-hook & unfold their stuck teeth.

    Is this by chance what you're seeing? Yours isn't the first...it happens & usually not serious, but they can sure use our help when their teeth catch this way.
    Many friends in low places...

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    If u canít upload a pic then explain whatís going on a little better so we can help. But since u havenít followed up in a few hours Iím hoping itís all good now
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    Re: I need some help!!!!!!

    Quote Originally Posted by Kaasmom View Post
    I fed my ball python a medium rat same thing I always feed her but her mouth looks like there's something wrong please help I'm not sure how to add a picture or I would
    They sometimes dislocate their jaws to swallow food and it can take a short while to reset itself and go back to normal .. fear not


    You can download and use the free app TapaTalk to upload photos ( instantly)


    Sent from my iPhone using Tapatalk Pro




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    My guess would be either Bogertophis is right or Zincubus is right. Both scenarios are somewhat common and usually an easy fix.

    But without pics that's just a guess...
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