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Sick leopard gecko. Approximately 3 weeks. Not eating and
Approximately 3 weeks. Not eating and shedding skin is stuck … read more
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Anna
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My leopard gecko seems to not be using his two front legs
Hi my leopard gecko seems to not be using his two front legs and having problems aiming for food. I looked it up and found MBS, so I started dusting his mealworms with extra multivitamins and extra ca… read more
Joan
Joan
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My leopard gecko has shed stuck in its eye. I only noticed
My leopard gecko has shed stuck in its eye JA: I'll do all I can to help. Can you tell me a little more about the leopard gecko's situation? How long has this been a concern? Customer: I only noticed … read more
Anna
Anna
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Bachelor's Degree
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My leopard gecko shed his skin a few weeks ago. I noticed
My leopard gecko shed his skin a few weeks ago. I noticed the other day his leg was looking almost like a sunburn and now it's swollen. I have made it so it's cooler in his tank and it's only his one … read more
Joan
Joan
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I have an adolescent(?) leopard gecko, and I just noticed
Hi there! I have an adolescent(?) leopard gecko, and I just noticed one of his claws was a tad bloody and hitting a bit to the side instead of straight forward. He's walking fine, but I'm not sure wha… read more
Joan
Joan
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I have an albino leopard gecko that seems to have some stuck
Hello, i have an albino leopard gecko that seems to have some stuck shed over his eye. ive been bathing his eye with luke-warm water which seemed to be moving the shed around but now he has his eye cl… read more
Anna
Anna
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Bachelor's Degree
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One of my leopard geckos has his front legs turned
One of my leopard geckos has his front legs turned "backward" (feet are bent backward). And he has stopped eating unless I hand feed him crickets … read more
Anna
Anna
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Bachelor's Degree
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Loud noises like squeals and shedding trying to eat his tail
Loud noises like squeals and shedding trying to eat his tail my son says … read more
Joan
Joan
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My sons leopard gecko wasnt eating.we took him to vet, they
My son's leopard gecko wasn't eating.we took him to vet, they gave us vitamins to be given by syringe.. my son would hold him and I would put syringe in mouth for about a week.now my son says he is bl… read more
Anna
Anna
Reptile Expert, Biologist
Bachelor's Degree
5,009 satisfied customers
Hi, My son has a gecko that hes owned for about 3 months.
Hi, My son has a gecko that he's owned for about 3 months. His eyes look cloudy, and it doesn't look like he can see. He has not eaten anything in 5 days. Initially we thought it was because he could … read more
Joan
Joan
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tried to use a warm water soaked Q-tip and a cotton ball..warm bath
My leopard gecko seems to have something stuck in his eye since his last shed, it looks like dead skin. I have tried to use a warm water soaked Q-tip and a cotton ball and even let him soak last night… read more
Joan
Joan
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Private
22,330 satisfied customers
I have a female Leopard Gecko that was always very healthy
I have a female Leopard Gecko that was always very healthy until the last few months. SHe has what looks like growths on her joints and one of her legs appears to be atrophying. Her tail was always fa… read more
Joan
Joan
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we have a 2 year old male leopard gecko. we did not know about
we have a 2 year old male leopard gecko. we did not know about putting a humid house in the tank, and he has shed and the skin did not come away from his eyes. I tried wiping with a damp towel and the… read more
Joan
Joan
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My leopard gecko has a front foot that appears to be swollen.
My leopard gecko has a front foot that appears to be swollen. When looking closer, it seems that he may not be bending his "knee" on his back leg, either (same side). What could be wrong? What should … read more
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Joan
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Private
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My sons leopard gecko has a swollen front foot and has stopped
My son's leopard gecko has a swollen front foot and has stopped eating. The appetite declined about a week before we noticed the foot. He uses the leg but it shakes when he does. His tail is getting s… read more
Joan
Joan
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Private
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over 4 weeks that she isnt interested in them at all
Hi, I have a leopard gecko for over a year now that was given to us from a neighbor who had her for 3 more years. She used to eat between 1 and 3 super mealworms a week and now it's been over 4 weeks … read more
Anna
Anna
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Bachelor's Degree
5,009 satisfied customers
my son says his(6 month old) leopard gecko was injured when
my son says his(6 month old) leopard gecko was injured when it tried to squeeze through an opening between its' house and the tank wall, got stuck on it's side and then began twitching. this happened … read more
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Joan
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my leopard gecko is about 18 months old and is ...
my leopard gecko is about 18 months old and is suddenly lethargic, shedding with the new skin underneath also starting to shed, he doesn''t want to eat or drink and I have been giving him water in a d… read more
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Joan
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