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My leopard geckos eye has had shed stuck on the eyeball, and
My leopard geckos eye has had shed stuck on the eyeball, and I have been giving him baths, and went over the shed in its eye with some reptile eye wash(fluckers) and I also went over it with some wate… read more
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Anna
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My leopard gecko seems to be sick. It hasnt eaten in about
My leopard gecko seems to be sick. It hasn't eaten in about 2 1/2 months. Initially I noticed he was keeping one eye closed. Upon further inspection there was stuck shed in the eye and it seemed to ha… read more
Anna
Anna
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My leopard gecko shed 5 times in the past 4 months. Last couple
My leopard gecko shed 5 times in the past 4 months. Last couple times his skin didnt come off completely from the right side of his head, covering his right eye. I didnt touch it in hope that he will … read more
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I have a 3 year old leopard gecko. For weeks he has not opened
I have a 3 year old leopard gecko. For weeks he has not opened his eyes. He cannot see food and has lost weight, so I have been feeding him with Fluker's Repta Boost, by syringe. That's fine and his e… read more
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Joan
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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
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Joan
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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
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
Joan
Joan
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My son has a 3-4 yr old geko that seemed healthy..ate..meal worms
Hello, My son has a 3-4 yr old geko that seemed healthy. He ate a steady streem of crickets and meal worms and allways had water available. His substrait was changed about every 6 months and the temp … read more
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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 seems to be unable to open his eyes fully,
my leopard gecko seems to be unable to open his eyes fully, we have been bathing them in salt water, have spoken to people who sell leopard gecko's and they say he could have an infection. This is the… read more
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My leopard gecko has stopped eating and is very very thin.
My leopard gecko has stopped eating and is very very thin. she has been shedding an abnormal amount and cant/wont open her eyes at all. he droppings seem to be normal.… read more
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hi Joan, just been reading your reply to a gecko eye problem
hi Joan, just been reading your reply to a gecko eye problem you answered back in november, my young,not yet sexed leo has eye trouble..... cloudy,not blinking,like stuck shed,but moist not dry or sca… read more
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over 4 weeks that she isnt interested in them at all
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Anna
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I have an 8 year old leopard gecko, who has lost his appetite
I have an 8 year old leopard gecko, who has lost his appetite over the last month, and his shedding has become a problem. His eyes are crusted over, and although he is still shedding, it is sloppy, an… read more
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eyes..within hours..hours and stays closed until I try misting him
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My leopard gecko has recently had trouble shedding the skin
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top wide part of his tail to the top of his head..him meal worms
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