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Well, here is the thing. My little pumpkin hardly eats anything for about a week, except licking very few puree two days ago. Though she almost eats nothing, she poops two or three times this week and poops little each time, and here are two problems I've met:
1.When I am viewing the photos I took several days ago, I found a strange bulge on her belly and the bulge still exists in a particular position today.
2.I found blood in her poop today.

I am a foreigner and cannot find relevant information on the websites of my country, so I come here looking for help. Can anybody tell me what's wrong with her and what can I do? Will the problem kill her? Sorry for my poor English. I am really worry, waiting for your replies! > <
 

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Is the bulge on her hard?
If no pooing properly also she may be constipated and can’t get it out hense the blood.
Have you tried a warm water bath?


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Is the bulge on her hard?
If no pooing properly also she may be constipated and can’t get it out hense the blood.
Have you tried a warm water bath?


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1. Sometimes the bulge cannot be seen. I touched her belly just now and didn't feel anything.
2. No. What's the use of warm water bath? What the temperature should be?
 

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1. Sometimes the bulge cannot be seen. I touched her belly just now and didn't feel anything.
2. No. What's the use of warm water bath? What the temperature should be?
Right ok, is it at random times? When she eats?

Oh gosh, I go by touch, only slightly warm, it helps to pass poop if constipated.
I had to help a rescue leo once and that helped him.


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Right ok, is it at random times? When she eats?

Oh gosh, I go by touch, only slightly warm, it helps to pass poop if constipated.
I had to help a rescue leo once and that helped him.


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Yes. And It seems to have nothing to do with eating, because she almost eat nothing these days. It would be terrible if the bulge is made by the cricket she ate a week ago.
Ok, I understand XD. Just in case the 'warm water' for me is too much hot for her.:unsure: Thanks for the advice and I'll try it.
 

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Yes. And It seems to have nothing to do with eating, because she almost eat nothing these days. It would be terrible if the bulge is made by the cricket she ate a week ago.
Ok, I understand XD. Just in case the 'warm water' for me is too much hot for her.:unsure: Thanks for the advice and I'll try it.
Hi I think that your animal may have a parasite it could also have internal bleeding from its substrate (do you use paper towel or what ) it could also be part of a plastic of live plant (what do you have ).I would say it does need to be seen by a expert .I would recommend taking it to a vet immediately or as soon as possible (I would recommend going to a reptile or exotic pet specialist place.
 

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Hi I think that your animal may have a parasite it could also have internal bleeding from its substrate (do you use paper towel or what ) it could also be part of a plastic of live plant (what do you have ).I would say it does need to be seen by a expert .I would recommend taking it to a vet immediately or as soon as possible (I would recommend going to a reptile or exotic pet specialist place.
Thank you. There is no ornaments like plants in the box and I hope it's not paper towel. She had been absolutely healthy until these days. I have no idea where can she get the parasite, the crickets? :cry:
I became alarmed. I will take your advice. I will take her to a vet tomorrow or the day after tomorrow to figure out what's the matter with her. Hoping she is alright.
 

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Thank you. There is no ornaments like plants in the box and I hope it's not paper towel. She had been absolutely healthy until these days. I have no idea where can she get the parasite, the crickets? :cry:
I became alarmed. I will take your advice. I will take her to a vet tomorrow or the day after tomorrow to figure out what's the matter with her. Hoping she is alright.
this could be the problem if it is a parasite is would have either come from over misting or in the crickets (where do you get your crickets from .i also thought if your it could also be the cgd as i have seen some cases where people do not clean there food bowl every day and it becomes infected .
 

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this could be the problem if it is a parasite is would have either come from over misting or in the crickets (where do you get your crickets from .i also thought if your it could also be the cgd as i have seen some cases where people do not clean there food bowl every day and it becomes infected .
I see. I've made an appointment with the vet for tomorrow, the vet suggests to have the faecal test. Waiting for the result tomorrow. 😢
 

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I hope your little one is okay, let us know what the vets say.
It does sound like a parasite. If so I'd suggest to check all food.
 

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this could be the problem if it is a parasite is would have either come from over misting or in the crickets (where do you get your crickets from .i also thought if your it could also be the cgd as i have seen some cases where people do not clean there food bowl every day and it becomes infected .
Ok I'm here to report the faecal test. The result shows no parasite, only a few white blood cells (hemameba?). The vet considered it enteritis and prescribed medicine. He told me to feed her medicine, calcium, vitamin and probiotics, until she eat again.
She is too thin (her weight has a decrease of 2g, and she is only 6g now), so I mixed the material above with the puree and smeared it on her nose that she would lick it off.
 

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BTW, the process of sampling really made me feel awful 😢 . She didn't poop today, so we had to take sample manually.
 

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And, about the bulge on her belly, the vet couldn't estimate what it is...he could only garantee that it is not a calculus. He said, if it is not a calculus, even the x-ray can't show what it is.
 

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I hope your little one is okay, let us know what the vets say.
It does sound like a parasite. If so I'd suggest to check all food.
Thanks for your suggestion. There is no parasite in the faecal, only a few white blood cells. I have no idea if enteritis is better than parasite😩. She is too thin (only 6g now at the age of 3-4 months), though I am worry about her weak gut, I still made her eat some puree.
 

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Hopefully what ever it is that caused the lump will either go away or be livable.

Bet your Crestie is very stressed 😔

Keep us posted
 
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