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Old 11-02-2006, 10:45 PM   #1
Unhappy Unusual injury--please help!

Today when I was cleaning tubs, I noticed tiny little blood smears in one of my 06 normal female's tub. Of course, I became very concerned--I checked every square inch of her body and couldnt find a scratch. No disturbed scales, no open wounds, nothing. I thought that maybe she bumped her nose and maybe this resulted in a scratch...nothing again. Yet, as I was inspecting her face her tongue caught my attention. I thought that I had imagined it, and I couldn't really get a good look since her tongue moved so darn quick, but there was a red spot on her ongue. Upon watching her tongue for another ten minutes, I truely believe that she somehow lacerated her tongue. I don't know what she could have done this on as there is nothing in with her except her water dish, and I feel so bad for her! Is there anything that can be done? She's 100% except for this tiny little cut. Do you think that it will heal by itself, like when we bite our tongues, or is it something that I should really watch? Thanks, and sorry for the ramblings of a worried Mom!
Old 11-03-2006, 02:51 AM   #2
Ren, I don't think there is anything to worry about. Watch it to make sure it doesn't get worse, but I wouldn't be that super concerned.

But as always, if you are concerned enough, take it to a vet. You know better about the care of your animals cause you have seen it.

Good luck.
Old 11-03-2006, 10:46 AM   #3
I do have a vet visit scheduled on Tuesday for other reasons...if she's worse by then, she's also coming for the trip. She seemed ok today. I really don't think that she's any worse for wear, but I'll still watch her to be safe. Thanks.
Old 11-03-2006, 11:14 AM   #4
Scott Nellis
Talking Do you feed her live mice or rats??

It could be possible that a live mouse/rat bit her tongue when she grabbed and constricted it.

Scott Nellis
Old 11-03-2006, 01:49 PM   #5

Rat got your toungue???

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