Need swollen goldfish help

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Oct 1, 2017
I’m new to all of this so please bare with me. I have a goldfish and she’s been swollen now for a couple of months. I’ve been reading up and I can’t tell if it’s dropsy, a parasite or what. I want to help her but this is out of my wheelhouse. I think I uploaded a vid but I’m not sure. I can send pics if it will help just PM me. Any and all help would be greatly appreciated. Thanks
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What size is your tank? What are the parameters? Any other tank mates?

Thanks for replying. I should start with some background. She was originally in my small outdoor pond with 9 others. At the beginning of spring she got big and we thought she was pregnant. After a few weeks we became concerned and quarantine her in a 10 gallon tank. She is now in a 29 gallon tank alone in the house. We give her de-shelled pea’s, tea tree oil and water temp around 79 but nothing is working. She doesn’t seem to be getting worse but we’d like to help her get better.
No I haven’t. We treat the water with tea tree oil but other than that I wouldn’t know how. Any suggestions or recommendations ?
Also are the foods you feeding sinking or floating?

Sinking foods are better for the GF because they can gulp air from floating foods which is I guess difficult for them to pass, or not good for them, either way.
It is long and solid, like normal poo I guess. I’ll try the medicated flakes next. I appreciate the help and info. We did try and put her back into the pond but after 2 days she seemed to get worse so she is back inside. She looks better but still big.
I wish I could figure out how to post a vid you u guys could see her but I don’t know if you can or how to.
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