Most of the time that a lizard is cut it is caused by something
in its cage. Sometimes this will be due to a sharp object
being present and other times it is simply from continual
rubbing against a surface.
The stress level of a lizard usually contributes
to it becoming cut. If it feels stressed it is possible that
it move eradically and cause harm to itself accidentally.
Furthermore, if it is under long periods of stress the lizard
may attempt to escape from its enclosure which can also cause
If the cut is just a small nick you likely will
be able to deal with it yourself. Ensure the wound is clean
at all times and monitor your lizard to ensure it is not causing
it a great deal of pain. If the cut is worse veterinarian
attention will be necessary. The veterinarian will likely
apply an antibiotic solution to the affected area. If the
cut is already infected injectable antibiotics are likely
necessary. Furthermore, if the cut is opened wide your lizard
may even require stitches.