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    She is two years old so I know it's entirely possible she is ovulating but I haven't had this happen before. She is normally a great eater (she's a little overweight honestly) but for the past 2 weeks she hasn't touched her food, even her favorites. She will act interested until she gets right up to the food, then she turns away. She is still drinking (saw a urate today).

    Basically how long should I wait until I take her to the vet? She hasn't lost much if any weight yet but I am concerned. Her previous poops before she stopped all looked normal. How can i tell if she's ovulating?

    (Sorry if this post is all over the place I currently have a fever...)

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    Google pictures of leopard gecko ovulation. It essentially looks like 2 pink spheres (sort of like looking at a pencil eraser from the end) in the upper abdomen. I have had leopard geckos refusing to eat for a lot longer. As long as she is not losing a lot of weight visually and remains active, I suggest just continuing to offer and trying not to worry.

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    Quote Originally Posted by acpart View Post
    Google pictures of leopard gecko ovulation. It essentially looks like 2 pink spheres (sort of like looking at a pencil eraser from the end) in the upper abdomen. I have had leopard geckos refusing to eat for a lot longer. As long as she is not losing a lot of weight visually and remains active, I suggest just continuing to offer and trying not to worry.

    Aliza
    Thanks. I've seen a lot of pictures on facebook groups but I don't see anything on my gecko. I think it's because shes... rather chunky at 101 grams. In the past week she has stayed exactly the same weight amd remains active. I guess I'm mostly worried about her becoming egg bound or something but I tend to worry about every possible problem

    Is there a point where I should start to be concerned enough to take her to a vet? Like an amount of time or percentage of weight loss?

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    I would say hold off unless you see that her tail is getting visibly smaller.

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