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My 3 ft alligator has a black mark that is growing in size on his toothline in his inner jaw. One month ago it was approx 3mm and now it about 10 mm.
I am very concerned!
Any advice?
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Hello,

My name is ***** ***** I have been a Vet tech for 30+ years with special interest in Reptiles and Reptile rescue.

Is the growth rough and bumpy almost looking like a cauliflower like growth?

Is it soft or hard?

How are the condition of his teeth, any problem with eating?

Joan

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