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redfoot man
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herpes

Post by redfoot man » Fri Apr 27, 2012 6:51 pm

Hi All.
Just Picked up yet another red eared,looks a bit like it's run into a fox or dog,few scratches.
But was informed by the lad who found it.
" Watch out for them f----rs they gave my mate F-----g herpes !"
Self control got the better of me ,I didn't ask what his friend was doing with it at the time ![hope it wasn't a snapper]
But did get me thinking. Has anyone ever caught anything off one of our shelled friends ?

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Re: herpes

Post by Neil » Sat Apr 28, 2012 9:29 am

Salmonella is a popular one, and I've certainly heard of herpes in tortoises, but not heard of it in turtles, and also not heard of it passing to humans.
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Re: herpes

Post by redfoot man » Sat Apr 28, 2012 10:37 am

I;m interested in .
Does anyone know, someone thats caught anything, I don't, I've been keeping them for 40+ years, with no problems,

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Re: herpes

Post by Romski » Sat Apr 28, 2012 9:36 pm

I got bank balance defecit disorder. (BBDD)

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Re: herpes

Post by Neil » Sat Apr 28, 2012 9:55 pm

Romski wrote:I got bank balance defecit disorder. (BBDD)

Rom
LOL!

I wondered where I'd caught that ~wsltng
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Re: herpes

Post by richardb » Sat Apr 28, 2012 10:03 pm

Neil wrote:
Romski wrote:I got bank balance defecit disorder. (BBDD)

Rom
LOL!

I wondered where I'd caught that ~wsltng
it must be highly contagious becuase i have the same!!

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Re: herpes

Post by Romski » Sun Apr 29, 2012 12:36 pm

Sometimes you can catch it from women and congested places like shopping malls.
Kids are a source of this affliction also.

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Re: herpes

Post by Maria » Sun Apr 29, 2012 3:11 pm

Romski wrote:Sometimes you can catch it from women and congested places like shopping malls.
I protest! :P
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