Nervous twitch or ???

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deesygirl
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I recently purchased a new addition to my slidder tank. She is about 3-4 years old and appeared to be in great health. 2 days later she is acting very strange. She stays under the basking light most of the time. Often her head drops into the water. She has also developed a twitch. Her head twiches side to side. Sometimes it seems as though she gets flusterated and uses her feet to wipe at her face. She still has a very good appetite and takes her vitamins. If anyone has ever heard of this I would love to hear from you. (We no longer have a vet in town that works with exotics.)
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Hi!
My turtle does the EXACT SAME THING! I just noticed this in the past two weeks. She\'s taken over the basking rock & sits there wiping her face & twitching like she has hiccups or something. I don\'t know what it means, but I thought that maybe she\'s shedding or trying to get some skin off or something??
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