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Beardie scale damage

Lissarahi

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My beardie has had this scale hanging for 2 days now and every time I touch it or run that area in her stomach she flinches. As I was trying to take the pictures she kept trying to “hide” her scale. Idk if this is normal or if I should contact a vet
 

Drache613

BD.org Sicko
Staff member
Moderator
Hello,

That is a very common occurrence. It should slough off naturally. If it seems to bother her
a little bit, you can use some aloe vera gel or antibiotic ointment to put on it for a few days.
I think she will be just fine.

Tracie
 

Lissarahi

Member
Original Poster
Drache613":oo18obb1 said:
Hello,

That is a very common occurrence. It should slough off naturally. If it seems to bother her
a little bit, you can use some aloe vera gel or antibiotic ointment to put on it for a few days.
I think she will be just fine.

Tracie

Thank you! Yeah it’s been bothering her for a little bit this helps
 

AHBD

BD.org Sicko
That's not a problem at all and definitely doesn't need a vet visit. It may be slightly itchy, if anything, the flinching is just a reflex that is totally normal when touching a vulnerable area. Her belly is fine ! :)
 
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