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Thread: Prolapse?

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    Prolapse?

    So this looks very minor, but I just noticed it today and I believe she pooped today, so I might be over reacting.. but is this anything I should do something about?

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    YES, it's a prolapse & YES, you should do something about it. They can get worse & often recur, so do your best to prevent that.

    Quoting Deborah in thread https://ball-pythons.net/forums/show...light=prolapse" While waiting for the vet here is what you can do https://ball-pythons.net/forums/show...apsed-Hemipene!

    Not letting the prolapse dry off is VERY IMPORTANT

    Some prolapse will go away with the method above some won't or some will re-occur and may require surgery. "

    You want to read the thread referred to- https://ball-pythons.net/forums/show...apsed-Hemipene! and if any more questions, just ask.
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    Re: Prolapse?

    Heres the straight on look

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    With any luck the sugar trick described in link should help it retract, but don't waste time...keep it moist also, or it's a goner.
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    Re: Prolapse?

    It looks like that did the trick.. should I do anything further besides monitor for now?

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    No, just keep a eye on it & keep him resting, not handled. Fingers crossed for him & you.
    Last edited by Bogertophis; 02-05-2020 at 11:11 PM.
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