I have a leopard gecko and I believe they may have developed an illness. This is the first week I have noticed symptoms.

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Customer: I have a leopard gecko and I believe they may have developed an illness
JA: I'll do all I can to help. Can you tell me a little more about the leopard gecko's situation? How long has this been a concern?
Customer: This is the first week I have noticed symptoms. His skin is getting darker, it appears dry, he has refused to eat for the last 3-4 days
JA: A lack of appetite can seem worrying. Does the leopard gecko also seem more tired than usual?
Customer: Somewhat He is usually lazy so it is hard to tell
JA: Does the leopard gecko seem to be in any pain?
Customer: No
JA: What's the leopard gecko's name?
Customer: Draymond
JA: Is there anything else the Vet should know?
Customer: No
Answered by DrRoyC in 27 mins 2 years ago
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Hello,Customerresponding to your message and concerns about Draymond. Know it's distressing when our reptile pets are sick. Anorexia has many causes in reptiles. To keep hydrated please soak in equal parts of filtered water and clear Pedialyte, a children's electrolyte replacement solution from pharmacy, warm and shallow for 5 minutes 3 times day. Photos and video Help use paper clip icon and please upload. I'll await your response we can discuss further.
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