Tired of those Google and InfoLinks ads? Register and log in!

Go Back Forums > The CornSnake Forums > Health Issues/Feeding Problems
Register FAQ Members List Calendar Mark Forums Read


Health Issues/Feeding Problems Anything related to general or specific health problems. Issues having to do with feeding problems or tips.

Should I worry over these damaged scales?
Thread Tools Display Modes
Old 03-11-2021, 09:25 AM   #1
Question Should I worry over these damaged scales?

Hi, all. I've had my girl for just over a year now and I bought her a new hide back in December since she was getting a bit big for her old one, then about a week later I noticed she had a raised scale on her head and a few along her neck. No bleeding or anything. She had perfectly shed a little prior as well so it definitely wasn't stuck shed, nor do I feed her live.

I removed the hide and found it was slightly sharp on the inside, bought her a new, smoother one and she hasn't had anymore raised scales. I feel awful however since it's been a few months and it looks as if the raised scale on her head has almost completely come off. It doesn't seem as if it's bleeding or anything though, and Koka hasn't been acting any different.

Just want to make sure that there's nothing I should be doing, and that it'll clear up next shed.

Apologies if the pic isn't clear enough, I can take another if needed.
Old 03-11-2021, 09:26 AM   #2

Sorry, still new to the site, the image didn't seem to show up, so here's a link.
Old 03-11-2021, 10:27 AM   #3
Unfortunately your image link isn't working for me.
Old 03-11-2021, 10:40 AM   #4
Oh, apologies I must have had it set to hidden, it should work now?
Old 03-11-2021, 12:49 PM   #5
Yes, now it's working. It looks like the scale is pulled back. Nothing really to do about it except for wait for the next shed. I'm not sure how much it bothers them. I've had that happen to snakes occasionally and they still eat just fine and act normally, so I don't think it's too bothersome.
Old 03-11-2021, 12:58 PM   #6
Alright, thank you very much!

Join now to reply to this thread or open new ones for your questions & comments! is the largest online community dedicated to cornsnakes . Registration is open to everyone and FREE. Click Here to Register!


Thread Tools
Display Modes

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off

All times are GMT -4. The time now is 11:04 AM.

Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.7.3
Copyright ©2000 - 2021, Jelsoft Enterprises Ltd.
Page generated in 0.02175093 seconds with 9 queries
Copyright Rich Zuchowski/SerpenCo