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I have a male 11 yr old Russian Tort. He suddenly looks very…

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I have a male...

I have a male 11 yr old Russian Tort. He suddenly looks very pale green and has lost the scales on his legs. The top of his legs seem to be enlarged, almost blown up. What can be wrong?

Veterinarian's Assistant: I'm sorry to hear that. What sort of animal are we talking about?

Russian Tortise

Veterinarian's Assistant: OK. What is the tortoise's name?

Shelby

Veterinarian's Assistant: Is there anything else the Veterinarian should be aware of about Shelby?

He is eating well and drinking but seems to have slowed down a bit

Submitted: 8 months ago.Category: Cat Veterinary
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Hi I'm Dr G. Sorry to hear your tortoise isn't feeling well! I see a lot of reptiles and I can try to help you out with Shelby.
Can you give me some more information to help you?
What is his diet?
Does he have a UV light (the sunlight, should be a long tube light)?
What is his cage temp?
What is his diet and supplements?Thanks for providing more info so I can help you better.
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