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Old 20-07-2009, 12:06 AM
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Default lost scales advice needed

hi there

a little advice needed we got our little bearded dragon about 10 days ago

sorry if the terms are not right but his right claw the digit that would be his thumb seems to look as though he has lost all his scales from it

i noticed this about 2 days ago it does not seem to be getting worse or any better though he is eating and it does not seem to be bothering him as he is still climbing etc

though he seems to like to be hand fed with the crickets i mean he will eat his salad etc but think my son spoils him

would be grateful for any advice given

ta shaz
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Old 20-07-2009, 08:12 AM
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you sure its not just a shed??
they shed every few weeks when they are babies x a nice shallow warm bath will help it come off x
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Old 20-07-2009, 11:35 PM
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probley just shedding but if you could get a picture would be better
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Old 24-07-2009, 05:03 PM
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Default pic too blurry will keep trying though

he is shedding too, but today looks like the nail on that claw has fallen off this is the only digit that is effected in this way tried to get a pic of it but it just looks like a blur probably is only the nail but son says look like part of the digit has fallen off too, i am probably just panicing
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Old 24-07-2009, 05:19 PM
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Old 31-07-2009, 03:37 AM
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Could be a constricted shed hun, our male has the same looking toes (when we got him) Sadly if the shed doesn't come off properly they can get constricted and lose the affect digit. It doesn't seem to affect ours, but we are always careful when he is shedding. We check his toes and tail and bathe him to assist the shed proccess.
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