Mouth Rot/Oral Infection

Symptoms

  • red gums
  • yellowish/whitish substance in and around dragon’s mouth
  • swollen mouth
  • loose teeth
  • decreased appetite

Cause

  • improper temperature gradient
  • high humidity
  • poor diet
  • oral injury

Treatment

This is a bacterial infection that requires prescription drug treatment, often antibiotics. Make an appointment with your veterinarian as soon as possible.


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