Why does my leopard gecko have a bump on his head?

This could be an abscess, parasitic problem, traumatic swelling, fungal infection, tumor (unlikely) or a fluid-filled swelling (serum or blood). Because you don’t know how long the lump has been there or how long it has taken to develop, it makes it much harder for me to speculate about the origin of this mystery mass.

Why is my leopard geckos head swollen?

There are many possible causes of the swelling you see – bacterial infection, an abscess, a tumor, MBD, nutrient deficiencies and more. Because there are so many possibilities, the best thing to do is take her to a reptile vet on Monday for diagnosis and treatment.

Is it normal for a leopard gecko to have a bump?

Seeing that your leopard gecko has an unidentified bump, regardless of where it is located on the body, it is perfectly normal to have concerns. It is important to feel out whether or not the bump is free moving (able to be moved around in the skin) or rigidly stuck in position.

What should I do if my leopard gecko has mouth rot?

Due to the fact that there are underlying causes for mouth rot, the focus should be to rectify what is causing stress. You will want to pay close attention to diet, temperature, humidity, and tank size. Ensure you provide a warm and cool side of the enclosure with a minimum of twenty gallons for one leopard gecko.

Why does a leopard gecko have fused eyelids?

Another leopard gecko with fused eyelids since birth was found to have congenital ankyloblepharon that was corrected with surgery [14]. Furthermore, if your gecko is albino or a lighter colored morph, it may be sensitive to bright lights [15].

What are the symptoms of stomatitis in leopard geckos?

Symptoms of stomatitis include red and swollen lips and gums, presence of pus on the gums and lethargy. Leopard gecko might also refuse food because its mouth is very painful. Mouth secretions, swelling and excess salivation are also common. How to treat stomatitis in leopard geckos?