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She shed and the skin around her eye won't come off. Now her
She shed and the skin around her eye won't come off. Now her other eye seems goopy. And she isn't eating. I tried to hand feed her and she acts like she is choking :-/ … read more
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We got our leopard gecko a year ago. Back around May she lost her tail because we were trying to hold her and she got to stressed(she likes being left alone) every since she is shedding constantly. It… read more
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My leopard (well, my boyfriend's) leopard gecko won't open
Hi my leopard (well, my boyfriend's) leopard gecko won't open his eyes. I've been putting saline in them for two days (2x a day) and he can open them after that. He will also lick his eyes because it … read more
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My leopard gecko won't open her eyes. She hasn't been
My leopard gecko won't open her eyes. She hasn't been eating. Her sister hasn't really been either. I thought maybe they were sick of meal worms so I tried a small horn worm today and noticed that one… read more
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My leopard geckos eyes have shut, he appears to still be
hi my leopard geckos eyes have shut, he appears to still be eating and drinking and when I lightly pour some water on his head he opens his eyes and there doesnt look to be a problem but then he will … read more
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female leopard gecko and she has not eaten..her right eye..shedding
I have a female leopard gecko and she has not eaten for over a week. She has had a shed but she has had some trouble with her right eye and since it has flared up she hasnt been eating. I hoped it wou… read more
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my gecko has been lethargic and has one eye kind of closed
my gecko has been lethargic and has one eye kind of closed (but can open it), i notice her sneezing sometimes, too. I'm not as good as i was about changing the water lately and just fill up the dish w… read more
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Our leopard gecko is not eating and her eyes are sealed shut
Our leopard gecko is not eating and her eyes are sealed shut all the time. Her tanks is kept at 26 degrees C. We have saline solution from the vet and use it regularly in her eyes and mist her face ma… read more
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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
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Our adult gecko recently has been shedding approx..eyes..eyelids..lids
Our adult gecko recently has been shedding approx once a week and now all of a sudden his eyes are closed shut and you can only see his black eyelids which makes it look like they are open a little bu… read more
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My leopard geckos eyes havent shed for two or three sheds.
My leopard gecko's eye's haven't shed for two or three sheds. She hasn't been eating because of this so I figured i had to do something so i took a wet qtip and rubbed the are when the corner of the s… read more
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Hi, I have two leopard geckos. Ive had both for about 6 years
Hi, I have two leopard geckos. I've had both for about 6 years now... one of them has seemed to have gone blind in one eye. He can still see/sense a little bit. I watch him look and follow crickets pa… read more
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I have a young Gecko that is shedding all is going well but
I have a young Gecko that is shedding all is going well but the skin over it's eyes don't seam to be comeing off, I have not had her long & had to hand feed her due to her not being able to see. Is th… read more
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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
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eyes..within hours..hours and stays closed until I try misting him
our 8 year old leopard gecko has problems opening one of it's eyes. It almost seems sealed shut and after misting him, it will open for a short time. Then closes again within hours and stays closed un… read more
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shed, however, one eye seems to still be shut..healthy looking
Our Leopard Gecko has just completed a shed, however, one eye seems to still be shut, while the other eye is wide open and healthy looking. (It's been 3-4 days) Should we be concerned? Is there anythi… read more
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My leopard gecko has recently had trouble shedding the skin
My leopard gecko has recently had trouble shedding the skin around his eyes and mouth. I did some research and gently rubbed a Q-tip dipped in warm water to remove the skin around his mouth, but the e… read more
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my leopard gecko is lethargic and has her eyes shut/partially
my leopard gecko is lethargic and has her eyes shut/partially open most of the time. her front and back toes are stiff and not able to bend like normal. she has no excess shedding on her feet neither.… read more
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