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My spotted python's tale is dry & scales, looks like some

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sort of desease. Any ideas....
My spotted python's tale is dry & scales, looks like some sort of desease. Any ideas.
Submitted: 2 years ago.Category: Reptile
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Reptile Expert: Jeremy-DVM, Breeder replied 2 years ago
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Hi, I'm Dr. Jeremy.

Can you send me a picture of your snakes tail so I can get a better idea of what's going on?

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Reptile Expert: Jeremy-DVM, Breeder replied 2 years ago

Sorry for the delayed response, the system did not inform me that you send pictures. Do you feed live prey to you snake? This looks like "scale rot", a skin infection caused by an injury typically. You snake is going to treatment with antibiotics and topical for the tail. If left untreated this will likely spread and / or he will lose his tail.

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Customer reply replied 2 years ago
Ok, thanks, ***** ***** best/cheapest then to go & see a vet & get some, or for you to send me some .
Customer reply replied 2 years ago
No more advice needed thanks
Reptile Expert: Jeremy-DVM, Breeder replied 2 years ago

ok, let me know if you need anything else.

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Reptile Expert: Jeremy-DVM, Breeder replied 2 years ago

good luck

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Customer reply replied 2 years ago
Thanks
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