Is this mouth rot?

Milkduds

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Hi i have just got a tortoise and I’m not quite sure how old he/she is But I’ve been worried about his mouth it looks to be kinda stain green and looks really weird I was wondering if any of you guys could help clarify and tell me what to do if it is mouth rot??

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Maggie3fan

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It could just be grass stain.I had a water turtle with mouth rot, it was extremely awful, with a fluffy white mossy looking stuff. I took a qtip and tried to catch some of the white stuff. Skin came off with the white stuff. And there was a foul odor coming from his mouth as well
 

Milkduds

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Hi i have just got a tortoise and I’m not quite sure how old he/she is But I’ve been worried about his mouth it looks to be kinda stain green and looks really weird I was wondering if any of you guys could help clarify and tell me what to do if it is mouth rot??

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It could just be grass stain.I had a water turtle with mouth rot, it was extremely awful, with a fluffy white mossy looking stuff. I took a qtip and tried to catch some of the white stuff. Skin came off with the white stuff. And there was a foul odor coming from his mouth as well
thanks that makes me feel a lot better!!
 

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