Just shedding or tail rot?

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Just shedding or tail rot?

Postby PrettyGirl » Wed Jan 20, 2021 6:11 pm

Hi yes we got [code][/code]our first bearded dragon in December and she seems to be growing fine basking normally and eating fine and everything she is probably 2 to 3 months old well she started shedding a couple weeks ago but I noticed the end of her tail looks shrunken and maybe discolored I know she is shedding her tail right now but is also uncomfortable When We Touch it so wondering if it could be tail rot on top of shedding I've been soaking in Betadine solut.ion also
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Re: Just shedding or tail rot?

Postby PrettyGirl » Wed Jan 20, 2021 6:19 pm

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Re: Just shedding or tail rot?

Postby CooperDragon » Wed Jan 20, 2021 6:48 pm

The tip of the tail looks like it may have been damaged at some point. If that area doesn't change or start to spread up the tail, it's not likely to cause a problem. Keep a close eye out for damage appearing to move further up the tail as that may indicate infection and need vet treatment.
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Re: Just shedding or tail rot?

Postby PrettyGirl » Wed Jan 20, 2021 6:59 pm

CooperDragon wrote:The tip of the tail looks like it may have been damaged at some point. If that area doesn't change or start to spread up the tail, it's not likely to cause a problem. Keep a close eye out for damage appearing to move further up the tail as that may indicate infection and need vet treatment.


Yes that is maybe what I was thinking but I'm still not quite sure because like I said she is shedding but it is sensitive or doesn't like when we touch but have been soaking in Betadine solution hoping it helps but still wanting to wait and see what it looks like after the shed also kind of looks like it has a kink more towards the end also but not sure cuz her shedding
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