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Anna, Reptile Expert, Biologist
Category: Reptile
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Experience:  Have owned turtles, snakes, amphibians, and lizards. Study and provide habitat for wild herps.
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The gecko has developed small spots, Name is blackjack

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The gecko has developed small white spots
JA: I'm sorry to hear that. What is the gecko's name and age?
Customer: Name is ***** ***** not sure on the age
JA: Is there anything else the Veterinarian should be aware of about the gecko?
Customer: It ended up outside recently when it was believed to have escaped the cage through a hole and the cage was placed outside.
Submitted: 2 months ago.
Category: Reptile
Expert:  Anna replied 2 months ago.

Hello and welcome. My name is ***** ***** I'm a biologist with a special interest in reptiles. I'm sorry to hear your gecko has a problem. Would it be possible to post a picture? If so,

at the top of the area where you would type is a tool bar with icons. Click on the little paper clip icon. Instructions will pop up. On some browsers, this doesn't work. if that happens, you can put your photo on one of the free photo sharing websites, such as Then come back here and paste the link to your picture.

If you can't send me a photo, please tell me more about the white spots. Do they look fuzzy?

Are they raised from the skin, or flush with it?

How many are there? Are they all over the body, or only in certain areas?

How big are they?

Thank you.