Urgent Care :: 2 bumps on baby turtles neck

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Post Posted: Sun Jun 18, 2017 10:38 pm   2 bumps on baby turtles neck

How big is your turtle? 1-2 inches
How long have you had it? Approx. 3 weeks

What is the water temperature? 80 degrees
Did you use a thermometer? Yes
Are you using a water heater? No
How much water is in there?
Are you using a water conditioner? No
Are you using any filtration? No

What is the basking temperature?
Is there a basking light? Yes
Is there a basking platform that is easy to climb on? Yes
What kind is it or what is it made out of? Rock
Is there a UVB light? Yes

What have you been trying to feed it? Pellets
When was the last time your turtle ate? 9-10am today

How big is the tank/pond/enclosure? 10 gallon tank
Is the tank near a window? Yes
Is the tank in a room with a lot of activity? Yes

New turtle owner here, and ive been really worried about these two bumps on my yellow bellied sliders neck. Nothing seems different in her behavior at all. Still basking, and in a great mood. But these two bumps have sprung up out of nowhere! Please take a look for me.
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Post Posted: Mon Jun 19, 2017 11:23 am   Re: 2 bumps on baby turtles neck

Not sure what to make of it. It's likely an abscess, those those are usually found around the "ear" area. I'd keep a close eye on it and look for a good herp vet in your area if you need their services.
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