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Zoodulcis
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Ok, and I’m not an expert in this, but it makes sense to me. He may be in the early stages of MBD, metabolic bone disease. Lack of calcium or improper calcium to phosphorous ratio is the likely cause. Some crested geckos first display a seizure-like episode shaking and spasms. Some begin with paralysis, and then get worse, with spasms or even hind leg paralysis occuring. Eventually the bones will soften in the jaw and the spine. Death is a strong possibility.

What sort of vitamin powder and calcium supplement do you have him on? Does he have a UV lamp?