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I have two leopard geckos which are about 5 months old,over last 3/4 days one has stopped feeding and her tail has gone very thin. She seems quite lathargic, her tummy looks a little swolen. They've been kept on kitchen roll not sand. Fed/ hunted well before this - now shes just ignoring food thats infront of her. Quite certain its not because she's getting ready to shed done it few times before no probs??? Any ideas would be greatly appreciated.
 

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A reptile vet would probably be the best option if, as you say, she appears to be loosing weight (her tail has gone thin) and her tummy appears unnaturally swollen.

If you can post some details of your setup, temperatures, diet, age of leos, if kept together, photos etc., someone may be able to give some advice.
 

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She really needs to see a herp vet as soon as possible. Based upon the symptoms you describe, I'd definitely recommend getting full faecal tests carried out as it may be a problem with parasites; however, only a vet can make a proper diagnosis. If you don't know of a good herp vet in your area, then a list can be found here.
 

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She really needs to see a herp vet as soon as possible. Based upon the symptoms you describe, I'd definitely recommend getting full faecal tests carried out as it may be a problem with parasites; however, only a vet can make a proper diagnosis. If you don't know of a good herp vet in your area, then a list can be found here.
ditto ~ the sooner she's seen by a vet and checked the better
 

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I agree a rep vet is definitely the way to go and ASAP.
 

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She really needs to see a herp vet as soon as possible. Based upon the symptoms you describe, I'd definitely recommend getting full faecal tests carried out as it may be a problem with parasites; however, only a vet can make a proper diagnosis. If you don't know of a good herp vet in your area, then a list can be found here.
Ditto. Plus could she be gravid? Separate them if they are together and get her straight away to a reptile specialist vet.
 

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really random question but has she had a growth spurt? cos I do find my little one can seem to put on weight on their tails then lose it a bit and get longer in length. have you tried changing its food as it may be bored of eating the same thing
 
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