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My leopard gecko has been having eye issues for the past
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Ive had two leopard geckos for about 8 years. Last week she
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We have a female leopard gecko who is about 18 months old.
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its eyes after shedding..skin has gotten inside the eye lid
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my leopard gecko is not opening its eyes. He recently shed
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My son was given a blizzard gecko a few weeks back. It was
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we have a 2 year old male leopard gecko. we did not know about
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My leopard gecko has stopped eating. Weve tried mealworms,
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My leopard gecko has stopped eating and is very very thin.
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we have an albino leopard gecko that is shedding, but the eyes
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My leopard gecko had a hard ball of sand attached to its anus.
My leopard gecko had a hard ball of sand attached to its anus. It seemed to be attached some how i snipped it off and cleaned it. Was that ball dry doodoo? His eyes have also been shut for quite some … read more
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my leapard gecko went to the vet and they put saline solution
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