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Hello, new on here. So i noticed my tortoise has these white spots that he didn’t have before. He recently came out of burmation. Has anyone experience this.
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Right okay fair enough I didn't know.
Hello, new on here. So i noticed my tortoise has these white spots that he didn’t have before. He recently came out of burmation. Has anyone experience this. View attachment 349944 View attachment 349944 View attachment 349945
This looks as though it could either be a bacterial or fungal infection. It would be useful to have a vet do swabs to determine the problem, but in both cases either fungal or bacterial infections respond well to diluted videne (povidone iodine) applied daily for a few weeks until improvement is seen, as in the case of new scale growth. How did you hibernate him?
 

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This looks as though it could either be a bacterial or fungal infection. It would be useful to have a vet do swabs to determine the problem, but in both cases either fungal or bacterial infections respond well to diluted videoed (povidone iodine) applied daily for a few weeks until improvement is seen, as in the case of new scale growth. How did you hibernate him?
Yes I did he came out a couple weeks ago
 

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To hibernate successfully, things need to be as natural as possible, ie 5 degrees Celsius, in a substrate surrounding them to prevent dehydration etc Left open to the air, with temperature fluctuations, they are open to all manner of ailments and often don’t survive.
 

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Can you clarify what a tote is? Here in the UK, apart from a betting term it would be used to describe a shopping bag - usually these days an environmentally friendly cotton one.
It is a plastic container I filled it with newspaper and some hay at the bottom.
 

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It is a plastic container I filled it with newspaper and some hay at the bottom.
If you did this within a house at normal house temperatures then you are lucky that it is still alive. I would take to a reptile specialist and have a full assessment ASAP. Are you keeping it well hydrated?
 
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