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Old 01-11-14, 12:49 AM   #16 (permalink)
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Re: Help! Skin falling off snake!?!?!?!

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why did you bother posting in the first place if you didn't want advice..........
Because i was panicking, And decided it wasn't something i was going to wait around for someone to guess what was wrong, and took him to someone who could actually help me.
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Old 01-11-14, 12:54 AM   #17 (permalink)
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what was wrong with him? Id be interested to see some pics if you have them! I'm a vet student.
The vet said the combination of malnutrition/dehydration lead to weakened connections between his scales and the membrane under the skin/muscle when i was soaking him it made is tear from each other. he will be scared, but the scales will grow back someday. but scarred
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Old 01-11-14, 12:59 AM   #18 (permalink)
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That's horrible. Good thing he's in your care now.

Although I think you wrote one mistake

"Probably only 3-4 months old, lady had the snake for just about 6 months and she hadn't gotten him to eat in 4 months. "
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