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My leopard geckos eye is crusted shut. She had a bump after
she had a bump after the last shed and i was told it was probably just stuck skin. She started shedding again yesterday and today within the past few hours it got crusted shut … read more
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My leopard gecko hasn't been eating for about 4 days now he
my leopard gecko hasn't been eating for about 4 days now he seems really week his eyes are sunken in and i think he's having troubles breathing … read more
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I have a male Leopard Gecko who is a little over one year
Hi, I have a male Leopard Gecko who is a little over one year old. He shed his skin a few days ago and I noticed he had some in his eye so I helped him get it out. Yesterday I noticed that he had what… read more
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I have a leopard gecko. He hasn't eaten in a few weeks. We
I have a leopard gecko. He hasn't eaten in a few weeks. We typically feed him meal worms. Just noticed today he was licking at his rectal area and it looks pretty swollen. He has been pooping the last… read more
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We have a male leopard gecko that we purchased back in mid
Hi, we have a male leopard gecko that we purchased back in mid December. We're not too sure how old he is. He's kept in a 20 Gal (12"x12"x30") tank. UTH covers 1/3, kept at ~90 degrees. Four hides in … read more
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Anna
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About two weeks ago, I noticed that one of my leopard gecko's
About two weeks ago, I noticed that one of my leopard gecko's eyes wasn't looking healthy. It was always half closed and he was licking it a lot. I thought maybe he had something stuck in it, or that … 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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Hi, I have a Leopard Gecko and Im really worried about her.
Hi, I have a Leopard Gecko and I'm really worried about her. I have a sand substrate and her diet consists of mealworms and occasionally small crickets. I use a black heat source. My gecko has been sh… read more
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Joan
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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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Joan
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His eyes look like they have this dark film on them and very dry.
Hi, I have a lepard gecko. His eyes look like they have this dark film on them and very dry. It is hard for him to blink. Both his eyes have this problem. I received eye drops from the local vet think… 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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Ive had my Leopard gecko for about 9 years. She has been shedding
Ive had my Leopard gecko for about 9 years. She has been shedding off an on for about two months now. In the last two weeks she has become very skinny and wont eat. Most of her body is covered in skin… 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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my leopard geckos eye was closed and swollen for a couple weeks
my leopard geckos eye was closed and swollen for a couple weeks and now its even bigger and his eye ball is cloudy and does not look good at all im very nervous please help… read more
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My leopard geckos eyes are drying up to where they are licking
My leopard geckos eyes are drying up to where they are licking them to no avail,what can I do to try and make them better?… read more
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Anna
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I have a female leopard gecko. She recently went through a
I have a female leopard gecko. She recently went through a rough shed - it was stuck around her toes, around her face, and on her tail. It took about 9 days to get it all off. She has a humid hide in … read more
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Anna
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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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Anna
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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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