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Tail Injury (Shedding)

Discussion in 'General Tegu Discussion' started by PantherCham, Jun 24, 2018.

  1. PantherCham

    PantherCham New Member

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    Little argentine tegu is growing up. Found her today, acting normally, with the end of her tail seems injured. Just wanted to get your opinions. Here are some pics.

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  2. Zyn

    Zyn Active Member

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    Looks like the tip fell off did she have stuck shed
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    dpjm Active Member 5 Year Member

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    Keep it clean and it should heal up.
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  4. Walter1

    Walter1 Moderator Staff Member 1,000+ Post Club

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    Easy. Mechanical. Tip broke off. Keep clean and exposed to air.
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  5. PantherCham

    PantherCham New Member

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    Yeah :(
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    mia exotic New Member

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    Hye thr every1 !! My Teddy had his tail tip off last time. One of our members did advice me to bring Teddy to a vet & i did . Here are some of the pics that I took . N after the visit , i m glad that Teddy's tail grown bck . It took about a week to grow .

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    From the pic, it looks to me that something was cutting off the circulation to the tip of his tail. It is possible that there was something like a human hair or a carpet fiber wrapped around? I know this can happen to lizard toes from time to time, so it's something to watch out for.
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    Hye there Enjoyswine . About the pic of his broken tail, i guess mayb it got stuck between the wooden cave tht i just got him during tht time .. he was climbing up & down the wood , then thgs happened . So afte the tail incident ,,i removed the wood away frm him , until he got bigger . I was so worried tht i took him immediatley rite afte someone frm ths group suggested d vet.. n i was lucky tht his tail has grown bck .. Nyways, tq for your advice . Really appreciate it . :)
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