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    Thermal burn or scale rotting? help

    Hello, a few days ago I posted a thread here asking for help about some scales damages, now my BP just shed and they look worse than pre-shed.
    Here is a pic before the shed:
    And after the shed:
    As I said in my first post I believe it's a burn since my heating tape overheated even though I have a thermostat so I treated it like a burn applying some Silvadene on these wounds.
    Does it look like scale rotting or burn to you? What should I do in addition to what I'm doing right now?
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    Re: Thermal burn or scale rotting? help

    that looks like an infection.

    deep clean the entire enclosure; use only paper towel for substrate.

    ill let someone else discuss a treatment plan; this doesn't seem worth a rush to the vet YET but if it gets worse with intervention then a vet might be necessary.

    EDIT: i took out the scale rot part after rereading your post.
    Last edited by tttaylorrr; 04-13-2019 at 11:57 AM.
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