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That's what it looks and sounds like, alright......


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Posted by kerry on September 16, 2002 at 02:23:15:

In Reply to: Mouthrot in rattlesnakes posted by Brendan on September 15, 2002 at 21:04:24:

......and it sounds like you're on the right track as far as treating it. It usually starts or developes in snakes that are kept on litter or shavings that get into the mouth when feeding, then irritate the lining as they remain there for long periods of time afterwords(or in the case of crotalus possible injury when striking?). There are likely better ways to treat it than what you are doing but I am unfamiliar with them as I haven't had to deal with this problem for over a decade now. What a "bummer", dude...





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