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Sore Toe Bad Shed???!

Discussion in 'Leopard Geckos' started by malachi26ash, Jan 31, 2010.

  1. malachi26ash

    malachi26ash New Member

    hi is there anything i can do for my poor slinky,he had a bad shed and has a sore red toe,can i sooth it ? and how?
     
  2. murrindindi

    murrindindi Elite Member

    Hi, what type of lizard is he, and do you have a photo?
     
  3. Rich

    Rich Administrator Staff Member Premium Member

    Stefan, its a leopard gecko. (He posted this in the leopard gecko forum. ;))
     
  4. avoidtheboyd

    avoidtheboyd Elite Member

    I dont know if theres any way to sooth it but id watch it and make sure nothing else happens to it so....
     
  5. purplemuffin

    purplemuffin Elite Member

    Posting a picture will help us know what can be done :)
     
  6. Merlin

    Merlin Administrator Staff Member Premium Member

    Make sure that there isn't a ring of ujnshed skin encircling the toe.
    This will cut off circulation and the toe will die.
     
  7. Ace

    Ace Elite Member

    LMAO Who's the Blonde now! :D J/k
     
  8. murrindindi

    murrindindi Elite Member

    Yes but my mistakes are due to stupity, whereas yours are down to being blonde!
     
  9. joeking

    joeking Elite Member

    if there is shed stuck on his toe soak it with a warm wet clean q-tip If you got the shed off and its red now just keep an eye on itto make sure it doesnt get infected. You may want to add a bit of polysporn to it (the ointment, not the cream)
     

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