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 #11322


Elodie
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 My Leopard Gecko is sick and I have found why but ...

Please help my leopard gecko is sick because he swallowed some substrate of sand and he’s sick I changed his cage so this problem won’t happen again but their isn’t any reptile vets in my area what else can I do? PLease help I need my leopard gecko o survive!!



10/23/03  06:44am

 #11358


Eyespy
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  Message To: Elodie   In reference to Message Id: 11322


 My Leopard Gecko is sick and I have found why but ...

You can try soaking him in lukewarm water for 20 minutes while gently massaging his tummy in a downward motion to try and make him poop. Give him plenty of water by dripping it on his snout to keep him hydrated, and you can try giving a drop of mineral oil to lubricate any blockage and increase the odds of him passing it.

Keep him on paper towels so there’s no chance he will ingest anything more, and avoid feeding mealworms as their tough exoskeletons will make things worse.

Good luck and let us know how he does.



10/23/03  03:40pm

 #24598


Sk8tergurl1994
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  Message To: Elodie   In reference to Message Id: 11322


 My Leopard Gecko is sick and I have found why but ...

you should just go to a regular pet store and buy calcium sand. that happend to me and he started eating the calcium sand(its ok if they eat the calcium sand) and he was fine so go to your local pet store and ask if they have calcium sand.



01/11/04  11:28am

 #24634


Pe
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  Message To: Sk8tergurl1994   In reference to Message Id: 24598


 My Leopard Gecko is sick and I have found why but ...

Calcium sand is no better. I believe there are even warnings on the bag.

PE



01/11/04  01:19pm

 #763936


Chicka
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  Message To: Elodie   In reference to Message Id: 11322


 My Leopard Gecko is sick and I have found why but ...

mine was too, in order to help him/her to drink, take a popsicle stick and put it in water. then, donít poke but gently prod at his snout and he should like the water right out of it, if you have mineral oil, soak the stick in that and do the same you did with the water. As a last resort, this popsicle stick can pry open the mouth and you can put a cricket in so the poop will pass.



04/29/06  05:31pm

 #808709


Warui
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  Message To: Chicka   In reference to Message Id: 763936


 My Leopard Gecko is sick and I have found why but ...

I donít know about putting in the cricket... If the poop canít come out, it could just get stuck and cause something inside to rupture... My Firebellied Toad has accidentally eaten rocks before, and, Iím not even trying to be funny with this, Iím -completely serious-, Iíve put a book or something with text at the glass, left it overnight, and come back to him staring at it and the blockage to be gone.. It may just be coincidence, but itís worked multiple times.



05/29/06  01:53am

 #1011499


TurtleLady99
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  Message To: Pe   In reference to Message Id: 24634


 My Leopard Gecko is sick and I have found why but ...

There are warnings on the packaging, and it isnít any better. Try the paper towels!!



10/06/06  02:35am

 #1726131


Khoffman1980
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  Message To: Elodie   In reference to Message Id: 11322


 My Leopard Gecko is sick and I have found why but ...

I would go with the paper towels or I use zilla terrarium liner. You could try that.



05/05/08  05:47pm

 #1896389


Leo@lenard
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  Message To: Elodie   In reference to Message Id: 11322


 My Leopard Gecko is sick and I have found why but ...

i have just aquired a lepard gecko that is very skinny in comparison to all my others, the whole body and tail are very skinny she doesnt look very good how would i know if she is impacted or has another problem ? the vet is far away from where i live and i noticed that she eats a couple crickets every once in awhile, please help



11/10/08  07:17pm

 #2141295


Tikmio
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  Message To: Leo@lenard   In reference to Message Id: 1896389


 One of my leopard geckos is really sick and might DIE!!!!!!

so my leopard gecko there are holes in his back legs, 1 of his eye is full of white butt sniff, his poop is really weird, and he is turning all black. PLEASE HELP MY GECKO HE NEEDS YOU.
Thanks!



04/17/10  02:03pm

 #2141312


Tikmio
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  Message To: Tikmio   In reference to Message Id: 2141295


 One of my leopard geckos is really sick and might DIE!!!!!!

sorry not butt sniff. i mean poopie head



04/17/10  02:49pm

 #2141316


Tikmio
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  Message To: Tikmio   In reference to Message Id: 2141312


 One of my leopard geckos is really sick and might DIE!!!!!!

no no no its p u s s not poopie head what is going on



04/17/10  02:51pm

 #2141317


Tikmio
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  Message To: Tikmio   In reference to Message Id: 2141316


 One of my leopard geckos is really sick and might DIE!!!!!!

see i’m typing p u s s and now see dummy i just typed p u s s



04/17/10  02:55pm

 #2141318


Tikmio
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  Message To: Tikmio   In reference to Message Id: 2141317


 One of my leopard geckos is really sick and might DIE!!!!!!

sorry i’m typing p u s s p u s s



04/17/10  02:56pm

 #2141319


Tikmio
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  Message To: Tikmio   In reference to Message Id: 2141318


 One of my leopard geckos is really sick and might DIE!!!!!!

see when i type p u s s it dos some other weird word see butt sniff butt sniff butt sniff butt sniff butt sniff butt sniff butt sniff butt sniff butt sniff butt sniff butt sniff butt sniff



04/17/10  03:02pm

 #2141320


Tikmio
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  Message To: Tikmio   In reference to Message Id: 2141319


 One of my leopard geckos is really sick and might DIE!!!!!!

so like i stiky well like when we get pink eye. LOL look what i it is doing when i say p u s s bozo bozo



04/17/10  03:08pm

 #2141421


Tikmio
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  Message To: Tikmio   In reference to Message Id: 2141320


 One of my leopard geckos is really sick and might DIE!!!!!!

cry cry cry cry... my gecko DIED



04/18/10  02:14am

 #2169755


KKbreeder
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  Message To: Tikmio   In reference to Message Id: 2141421


 One of my leopard geckos is really sick and i dont know whats wrong with him

He has an infection in his lip that is causing it to swell and and a enlargement that is black at his poop hole(I think it might be poo but i don’t know please help!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!



08/16/10  02:20pm


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