Turtle First Aid – Vitamin K Deficiency

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​My turtle may have a vitamin K deficiency

​Bleeding through the mouth is a common indication of vitamin K deficiency. Lack of vegetables seems to be the main cause. To treat this you should give the animal vitamin K and change their diet to include more veggies. I also highly suggest taking them to the vet.

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Brock Yates

Brock Yates has a passion for educating people about turtles & tortoises. He manages several websites and has a goal of getting everyone the best and most accurate information to help them with their turtle & tortoise care.