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I went on holiday for a week and came back to find my adult ball pythons' mouth was open. Upon closer inspection I noticed that its glottis was blocked with a thick creamy white substance, almost rubber like.
I managed to squeeze it out but I'm worried wether this problem will return in the future.

I don't know what caused this issue, what it means or how to treat it.

So any help or advise would be brilliant,

Thank you.
 

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I went on holiday for a week and came back to find my adult ball pythons' mouth was open. Upon closer inspection I noticed that its glottis was blocked with a thick creamy white substance, almost rubber like.
I managed to squeeze it out but I'm worried wether this problem will return in the future.

I don't know what caused this issue, what it means or how to treat it.

So any help or advise would be brilliant,

Thank you.
If in doubt vet check it out, asap
 

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Never heard of anything like it, but sounds like it could be serious; definitely one for the vet.
 

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Sounds like an R.I.

Get the vet to do a culture if you can.
 

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At that point I would have took it straight to a vet. As above, could be an Ri, I wouldn't know, I've not yet had one (touch wood) but from what I've read they can have a white substance in the throat. Is it bubbling from nose or mouth as well?
 
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