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does anyone know what this is and if I should be worried?

Abby Fletcher

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hi, I am slightly concerned over my tortoise, it's hard to explain but the area around his mouth in the first picture is bigger on one side than the other (other side 2nd picture) like one side has grown to much can someone tell me what this is as I thought it was shedding at first but now it still hasn't gone and I have bathed him aswell it has stayed the same size since I have noticed.
thank you in advance 20190527_191533.jpeg20190527_191541.jpeg
 

TammyJ

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I think a full face shot would be more likely to tell us what you are seeing, so we can see both sides facing us.
 

Yvonne G

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It looks like a bit of beak that has broken but is still attached. Can you wiggle it and see if you can make it let go?
 

Abby Fletcher

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yeah I will try he doesn't flinch when I touch it I was just abit worried about hurting him so havnt really touched it at all thanks I'll try that
 

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