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My gecko had a run-in with our cat (a child left the lid off
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I just returned from a trip out of town and my leopard gecko
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Its eyes are shut, Petals and its about a year old, The
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My leopard gecko is having serious issues with the shedding
My leopard gecko is having serious issues with the shedding on its head/face. It is like a hood and seems to be affecting his eyes. This is a new problem. He has always shedded so clean and with no pr… read more
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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
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My leopard gecko shed 5 times in the past 4 months. Last couple
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my gecko has been lethargic and has one eye kind of closed
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I have a 3 year old leopard gecko and she has shedding issues
I have a 3 year old leopard gecko and she has shedding issues especially around her eyes. she had a shedding problem about a year ago that left her blind, but after shedding normally a couple of times… read more
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Our leopard gecko is not eating and her eyes are sealed shut
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I have 1 fat tailed leo. gecko that has injured her eye somehow.
I have 1 fat tailed leo. gecko that has injured her eye somehow. The one eye is fixed open, was bleeding, now just very swollen & obviously she cant see thru it. The other eye, (I noticed today) is gr… read more
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went through one of its skin sheds that lasted a few weeks.
Hi. We have a female Leopard Gecko about a year old. It just went through one of its skin sheds that lasted a few weeks. Since then, it hasn't been able to open its eyes. Is my Gecko sick? What can I … read more
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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 Gecko had a sheding problem. This was my first one
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My leopard gecko had a hard ball of sand attached to its anus.
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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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over 4 weeks that she isnt interested in them at all
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My gecko is having problems shedding. The skin around her head
My gecko is having problems shedding. The skin around her head is not coming off. I helped her with it 2 sheddings ago by gently pulling the skin off. all worked well. Last time the shedding did not g… read more
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