tortoise prolapse

While my red footed tortoise was urinating I noticed it had pushed out some of it's insides (looked like a vagina) I carefully picked her up and she sucked it all bach in again, is this normal?

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Dec 13, 2010
by: Anonymous

if she can suck it back inside, that is normal.

Nov 17, 2010
by: Christopher

Our turtle did the same thing, we are looking for a solution. The longer we wait, the bigger the prolaps gets, and it bleeds. This have almost been going on in one year, and the vet has made stiches in the.. butt.. And that is now going on like that.. - If we don't find a solution, we have only one option left..

Apr 04, 2010
by: Shelly

This can be a sign of internal problems. Do see a vet. If you can, take a fecal specimen with you.

Keep it slow and steady.

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