Vet Visit 7.18.14

Who went to the vet today:

1. #1-Purple

2. #4-Raspberry

3. # 6-Hunter

4. #8-Lief

5. Apricot

 

Individual Details…

 

1. #1-Purple (Suspected Female Melleri Chameleon) – 129grams today

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* Still eating on own.

* Color move “Vivid” green/yellow than before.

* Strength- Good

*Starting to be Aggressive, although handled daily. I suspect this act is going on because she is feeling better/healthier. Contributing factors could be the Importation Process that is Taxing on their systems/discourage liking people.

* Had mod mixed g- & g+ bacteria

* Had 92 days

*Gram Stain : 

1. Mouth – Normal

           *Meds: None

1. MOUTH

* vet – looks decent. There’s a little bit of liquid, but we will still see a little bit of mucus once in a while. Not seeing any redness. She looks good here.

* Medication: None

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2. Exam 2

* vet – Colors look good.

* Wouldn’t hurt to give another Ivermectin injection today.

* Medication: Ivermectin # 2 Injection (0.025cc/0.1%)

3. LEG/KNEE

* Right rear knee. Seems better now. (Old Traumatic Injury)

* Joint Problems – Usually joints stay enlarged once there.

* Medication: none

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COMPARISON

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MEDS ON:

Given @ vet: Ivermectin #2

Given @ Home: None

 

NEXT VISIT:

Recheck if necessary

 

2. #4 – Raspberry (Confirmed Female Melleri Chameleon) 151grams

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* Haven’t seen her eat on own in a week or 2, but haven’t spent a ton of time watching her.

* Been Syringe feeding Carnivore Care daily, a few times per day, along with Juice.

* Strength- weak and wobbly still. Seems to be worse. “Light on grip”

* Had 92 days

*Gram Stain : 

1. Mouth – Normal

           *Meds: None

* Mouth gram stain has been clean all 3 vet visits/94 days

1. MOUTH

* vet – normal

* Medication: None

2. EXAM 

* Knots still there (toes, elbow and hip) – likely from Bacteria in body/confirmed with DIF stain at last visit/on Zosyn from last visit

* Still dangles Left Front Leg/elbow enlarged

* X-Ray – get soon.

Possible: Laxity in elbow joint (xray will confirm this)

* Medication:  Amikacin & Robenacoxib

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DIF Quick – Lymphocytes, Hetrophil, Bacteria G+/G- cocci

MEDS ON:

Given @ vet: Robenacoxib & 1st Amikacin injection

Given @ Home: Zosyn & Amikacin (.38mg)

 

NEXT VISIT:

Recheck after X-Ray

 

3. #6 – Hunter (Unknown Sex/Melleri Chameleon) 156grams

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* Still eating on own.

* Color still “off” (grey and yellow/charcoal), sometimes hes green though (usually at night/sleeping)

* Strength- Good

* Had 92 days

*Gram Stain : 

1. Mouth – Normal

           *Meds: None

1. EXAM

* Pale Mouth – giving vitamin injection to help

* Medication: Ivermectin #3 Treatment (.03) & Vitamins AD3/B Comp

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MEDS ON:

Given @ vet: Ivermectin & Vitamin injection

Given @ Home: None

 

NEXT VISIT:

Recheck as needed

 

4. #8 – Lief – (Unknown Sex/Melleri Chameleon) 128grams

 

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* Still eating on own.

* Still Syringe feeding 1cc of Carnivore Care Daily (60 day feeding – to insure health/immunity boost)

* Strength- Good

*Colors- Good

* Had rare mixed bacteria (6.13.14) – was given Amikacin (.21mg) & Vit injection

* Had 40 days

*Gram Stain : 

1. Mouth – Normal

           *Meds: None

1. EXAM

* Seems Healthy, but want to boost immune system/clean out any parasites/problems

* Medication: Ivermectin (.021 of Ivermectin & 0.1%) and Vitamin AD3/BComplex

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MEDS ON:

Given @ vet: Ivermectin & Vitamin injection

Given @ Home: None

 

NEXT VISIT:

Recheck as needed

 

5. Apricot (Female Panther Chameleon) 48grams

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* Eating Crickets on own

* Skin Necrosis, needs treated

*Colors- Good

* Had 2 days

* Went ahead and cleaned wound with diluted betadine/qtip, then used Gentamicin Sulfate Cream, dressed wound – daily

* gram stained eye and mouth, gave Gentak Drops (in case she had bacteria that needed tended to before vet visit)

*Gram Stain : 

1. Mouth – Normal

2. Left Eye – Normal

           *Meds: None

1. EXAM

* Seems Healthy, but want to boost immune system/clean out any parasites/problems

* Medication: Gentamicin Sulfate Ointment

OINTMENT vs. CREAM

ointment (petrolatum based) = keep moist and keep stuff out

cream (water-based) 

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2. EYE

* Eye looks “irregular in shape”

* want to address if bacteria in eye noticed/gram stain. None noticed

*Vet- Iris hole is “smooth”, White pigment is “irregular” = natural for her. Developmental thing. Born with.

* Medication: None

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3. MOUTH

* Pale

* Medication: Ivermectin #1 Treatment (.01 of .1%) & Vitamins AD3/BComplex

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4. SKIN

* Necrotic Tissue (Skin dead/not healthy)

* Had to happen within 7 days

* Thinks Thermal Burn vs. Bacteria infection (gram stain was clean)

 * Clean daily, reassess in a couple weeks.

* Sutures would probably come out, since skin is dead around hole

* Medication: Daily clean with diluted betadine/qtip, Gentamicin Sulfate Ointment/bandage

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swabbing for bacteria to determine if needed more treatments other than ointment

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5. FECAL

* Vet – Thinks she has Protozoa, from Fecal “Smell”

* Medication: Metronidazole

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Protozoa (Moves/swims). Metronidazole is given to kill it

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Oral Deworming/Metronidazole to kill Protozoa

MEDS ON:

Given @ vet: Ivermectin #1 & Vitamin Injection

Given @ Home: Gentamicin Sulfate Cream

 

NEXT VISIT:

Recheck in 2 weeks

 

 

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