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    Hey, I am a little scared. One of my babies that hatched out last month had vermiculite in his ear and he kept leaning his head to side. Then when he shed it feel out and his head was normal. Now for some reason he keeps leaning to side again and I have no idea why I looked to see if he had anything in his ear and I couldnt see a thing. He eats well, but I just don't know what the problem is. Does anyone? Thanks
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    It might be because he's to used to that position, I don't know for sure.

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    Just a possibility, (I'm not a vet) but sometimes animals with neurological problems tilt their heads to the side. I worked with a rescue dog like that once. Sometimes they can grow out of it, sometimes they can't. Once again, not sure that's what it is... just a guess.
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    I can vouch for Sarahs claim. I had a cat that had dialated pupils and walked around with her head tilted due to a neurological problem caused by severe dehydration as a newborn kitten. She grew out of it by about 2 years old.

    Another guess is that maybe the gecko suffered a bit of inner ear damage from the vermiculite? I'm not a vet either so don't take my word on it.
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    (not related to GECKOS but to head tilts) I breed rats, & sometimes when a baby gets an ear infection early on they will forever have a head tilt from it.

    Either way, if it doesn't seem to be bothering him, I wouldn't worry.

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    I have a head problem too, I can never seem to get enough. O

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    Quote Originally Posted by Da Lumpynutz
    I have a head problem too, I can never seem to get enough. O
    You're a dirty man Sven. Shame! :lol:
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    I can't help it, it's the animal in me!!

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    Well then get it out!! (It sounds unhealthy for you and that poor animal :wink: )
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    marina, did you see that midwestherps is selling a 1yr old GT leachianus for $350 shipped on kingsnake? That's a pretty good deal. Are you still looking for a leachie??

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