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Bearded dragon tip of tail slightly pinched in tank door

LexCheyan

New member
Hi! So about two days ago, I wasn’t being careful and accidentally slightly closed my 3 year old beardie’s tip of his tail in the side of the tank door. It didn’t seem like it hurt him much, he slightly jumped away from it. Since then it doesn’t seem to bother him and he’s eating and sleeping regularly. There’s no big indentation and it’s only very slightly bled, but I’ve been so worried and need to know if I should be concerned or not.

I just created an account to post this and am not sure how to post pictures, any help is appreciated :)
 

Drache613

BD.org Sicko
Staff member
Moderator
Hello!

Welcome to the forum.
Do you have any pictures of the tail you could post?
Most of the time, tail pinches from being closed in a tank door usually heal up, unless it broke it
or the skin. If it is that badly pinched, then the end portion should just dry up & eventually break
off.

Tracie
 

LexCheyan

New member
Original Poster
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Yes here, sorry about that, just found out where I was able to post an image! It’s probably nothing and I’m overreacting but I need to make sure just in case, thanks!
 

LexCheyan

New member
Original Poster
Drache613":2718zjam said:
Hello!

Welcome to the forum.
Do you have any pictures of the tail you could post?
Most of the time, tail pinches from being closed in a tank door usually heal up, unless it broke it
or the skin. If it is that badly pinched, then the end portion should just dry up & eventually break
off.

Tracie


111949-1091306592.jpg


Yes here, sorry about that, just found out where I was able to post an image! It’s probably nothing and I’m overreacting but I need to make sure just in case, thanks! (I replied two ways, not sure if you’re able to see them both or not :))
 

AHBD

BD.org Sicko
Hi ! From that pic it looks like it's going to be fine. You can be proactive and apply neosporin daily . If you see it develop any infection or just looking worse in general you might need to have it seen by a reputable reptile vet. Other than that, it looks O.K. :)
 
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