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Daughter's Fire Belly Toad is Sick

Discussion in 'Toads' started by frogmommy, Nov 19, 2014.

  1. frogmommy

    frogmommy New Member

    This is a photo of an old post but my daughter's frog has the same thing going on only it looks about 10 times worse. We've soaked her in Lamisil, as suggested, for the past two days but it seems to be getting worse. Does anyone know if they recover from this sort of thing? It looks bad
     

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  2. LillithTheSpider

    LillithTheSpider Active Member

    I am no expert but that looks like a bad fungal infection =( What kind of set up do you have? How often do you clean it? Does the frog have any open wounds?
     
  3. frogmommy

    frogmommy New Member

    We have had the same set up and the same frogs for about 3 years and this is the first time I've ever seen anything like this. She changes the water regularly, the other frog is fine. I don't think it can recover. It has no open wounds but it looks awful with the white stuff
     
  4. LillithTheSpider

    LillithTheSpider Active Member

    if you haven't already, I would separate the sick frog away from the healthy one asap. Fungal infections can be very contagious if that is what it is.
     
  5. frogmommy

    frogmommy New Member

    Thank you for the advice. That was the first thing that we did, was separate the frogs. Yesterday was day 3 of the Lamasil and she seems to be making a little improvement. We'll give her a few more days and see how she does.
     
  6. frogmommy

    frogmommy New Member

    Can we put neosporin or something similar on a fire belly toad to promote healing of an open wound?
     
  7. Frogsrule

    Frogsrule Active Member

    Yes, you can. However, it is VERY important that the neosporin have no pain reliever. Even a little bit can and will kill your frog.
     

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