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Hi, My son has a gecko that hes owned for about 3 months.
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We have a leopard gecko about 3years old. He is not eating,
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our leopard gecko is lethargic eyes sometimes closed not eating.
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My leopard gecko has stopped eating and is very very thin.
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frightened..her tail vigorously but did not drop..rigid..than normal
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my leopard geckos eye was closed and swollen for a couple weeks
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I have a young Gecko that is shedding all is going well but
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my leapard gecko went to the vet and they put saline solution
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our leopard gecko is constantly shedding, and not in one piece.
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