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Shed or fungal?

Hello, today I noticed a weird patch on my beardie leg and tail. I thought maybe stuck shed so i gave him a long soak in warm water and trying to GENTLY rub that area to see if it would loosen up. It didn’t budge. And I got curious and looked at his tummy, he doesn’t like when I lift him up to look at his belly, and I noticed this weird patch. There are a few other spots on his belly that look like this also. I added pictures, hopefully I did it right I think they updated the website since ive been on last. I tried to get the best picture I could, it a a slightly more yellow than the picture looks so I wasn’t sure if it was shed or YF?
 

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AHBD

BD.org Sicko
Hi , that's totally normal and requires no intervention at all. Just a few small patches of unshed that lingers much longer on sub adult or adult dragons which makes people feel the need to soak + scrub it off. Just care for your dragon as usual, no extra steps are needed even if it's there for a month or more it will eventually come off. :)
 

Srgeorge2177

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Hi , that's totally normal and requires no intervention at all. Just a few small patches of unshed that lingers much longer on sub adult or adult dragons which makes people feel the need to soak + scrub it off. Just care for your dragon as usual, no extra steps are needed even if it's there for a month or more it will eventually come off. :)
Thank you so much! I’ve never had this happen with him before so this helped me relax!
 

Drache613

BD.org Sicko
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Hello!

I agree, that looks like just old dry scales that will eventually shed off! You can try some aloe vera, coconut oil or shea butter to help out
the retained scales.

Tracie
 
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