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my tortoise has a dry white looking mark about 50cm in diameter

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my tortoise has a dry white looking mark about 50cm in diameter on its shell is t6hios a problem
Submitted: 3 years ago.
Category: Vet
Expert:  Dr. Dan replied 3 years ago.
Hello!

Thank you for your question, I'm Dr. Dan and I'll try to help you.

Is the shell flaking or pitting in the area that is white?
Is your tortoise acting differently in any other way?

Dr. Dan
Customer: replied 3 years ago.

No its not flaking but the shell seems to be dead in that area, the tortoise is not acting as usual and is noty movig far from its shelter, but is eating when fed well

Expert:  Dr. Dan replied 3 years ago.
Are you able to upload a picture of it perhaps?
Customer: replied 3 years ago.

I have taken a picture and uploaded it onto your replyu box but the computer wont send it it denies me access for some reason

Expert:  Dr. Dan replied 3 years ago.
Can you upload it to flikr.com or snapfish.com then share the link?

Dr. Dan
Customer: replied 3 years ago.

I don't know how to do either of the things you suggest but could I e-mail the picture to [email protected] for your attention

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