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A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. Tim Conrad
33 years experience Ophthalmology
See a psychiatrist.: Involuntary hair plucking, including eyebrow plucking, is a psychiatric disorder called trichtillomania. It is best managed by a psychiatrist.

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A female asked:
Dr. Kyle Linsey
Specializes in Ophthalmology
Could be permanent : Unfortunately if the follicle has been permanently destroyed. An off label option could be trying restasis which can restart the growth phase of the ... Read More
A 21-year-old male asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Gold
52 years experience Ophthalmology
Hypnotism: Habits like that, although not harmful to your eyes or your health can sometimes be broken by medical hypnotism.
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A 17-year-old female asked:
Dr. Susan Arnoult
24 years experience Family Medicine
Yes: It is called trichotillomania and you may need to see your doctor for medication, counseling and/or hypnotherapy.
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A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Robert Bader
26 years experience Dermatology
How to stop picking : 1. Wear gloves 2. Use menthol containing shampoo.
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A 31-year-old female asked:
Dr. Luis Villaplana
34 years experience Internal Medicine
Of course!: Your fingers carry bacteria. If your scalp is raw, sooner or later it will get infected. Get this looked at and treated please.
A male asked:
Dr. Hasan Khondker
12 years experience Internal Medicine
You will need to: See a neurologist for official diagnosis could be anything from OCD to torrets
A 19-year-old male asked:
Dr. Robert Killian
27 years experience General Practice
Go to the Doctor: There is no way to give you a valid answer here. You need to be examined by a physician in person to answer this question. I wish you well.
A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. Derrick Lonsdale
72 years experience Preventive Medicine
Both are tics: He/she may have tourette syndrome. See your pediatrician.
A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Josephine Ruiz-healy
38 years experience Pediatrics
Tics: Some children develop tics the same as in adults. They are involuntary movements that you child has no control over. Observe if there are any situatio ... Read More

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