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A 47-year-old female asked:
Dr. James Ferguson
46 years experience Pediatrics
Maybe for you: Although this is not a common association with this classification of meds I can see it effecting you that way. Since they all enter the brain & s ... Read More
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A 16-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Whitman
45 years experience Ophthalmology
The : The issue is more likely related to the glands at the base of the eyelashed--i would see an ophthalmologist or an oculo-plastic specialist to evaluate ... Read More
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Dr. William Goldstein
31 years experience Ophthalmology
If : If the lash is turning inwards, then permanent removal would be the answer. If it is not the lash rubbing against your eye, then it is probably a recu ... Read More
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Dr. John Kim answered
22 years experience Ophthalmology
It : It may be trichiasis, misdirected eye lash. This is a common problem and patients find relief when the hair or hairs in question is removed. Unfortuna ... Read More
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A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Josephine Ruiz-healy
39 years experience Pediatrics
Pulling ur hair out.: It is an uncontrollable urge to pull or twist your hair out. It is categorized as an impulse control disorder.
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A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
25 years experience Psychiatry
CBT: Cognitive Behavioral Therapy and possibly psychotropic medications could be a good option.
A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. Joseph Eastern
44 years experience Dermatology
Psychiatrist: Don't yell at me - i'm not saying you're "crazy", because you are not. If you had a stomach or nerve disorder you would go to a stomach or nerve speci ... Read More
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A 30-year-old member asked:
Dr. Joseph Weiner
42 years experience Psychiatry
It can be: Trichotillomania can be serious in the sense that if someone continues to pull hair out, it may cause social avoidance, which can then lead to other p ... Read More
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A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. Gabriela Centurion
33 years experience Psychiatry
It can be: Trichotillomania is a compulsion to pull ones hair out to relieve anxiety.It can lead to bald spots and can be disabling. It is treatable, though wit ... Read More
A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Vikas Duvvuri
16 years experience Psychiatry
Hair pulling: Trichotillomania involves hair pulling that results in hair loss, and the pulling doesn't stop after hair starts thinning out.
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A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Donald Jacobson
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If you meet the Criteria: See the article below. See a psychologist or psychiatrist or both for treatment if necessary. En.Wikipedia.Org/wiki/trichotillomania trichotillomania ... Read More
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A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Bernadette Onuoha
38 years experience Psychiatry
Multidimensional : Trichotillomania could be regarded as multidimensional or nervous system disorder. The hair pulling usually occurs to relieve built- up tension but ca ... Read More
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