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A 52-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
25 years experience Psychiatry
Consider: cognitive behavioral therapy or behavioral therapy.

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A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
25 years experience Psychiatry
Can't predict: except that the more you pick at your skin the higher the risk of scars.
A 16-year-old female asked:
Dr. Krishna Kumar
55 years experience Psychiatry
Anxiety: I understand your distress. You deserve relief from Anxiety. Commend yourself that you can control picking scabs on scalp. It is likely that experien ... Read More
A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Richard Roberts
46 years experience Pediatrics
Non-genetic: this problem is a behavioral problem, perhaps a minor obsessive-compulsive habit, for which Cognitive-Behavioral Therapy (CBT) can be helpful. One is ... Read More
A 23-year-old male asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
49 years experience Pathology
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A female asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
25 years experience Psychiatry
It : It takes courage to share this. Dermatillomania, as you already know, is an impulse controll disorder that involves compulsively picking at your skin ... Read More
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A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
49 years experience Pathology
Question diagnosis: Did you diagnose yourself or did a doctor make the diagnosis? In any case, it is time to consult a doctor as it is not feasible to provide a meaningfu ... Read More
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A 28-year-old male asked:
Dr. Louise Andrew
46 years experience Emergency Medicine
It doesn't: so either you are playing a silly joke, and/or you have a serious psychiatric disorder. Please don't waste our time.
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A 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. Andrew Oswari
24 years experience Family Medicine
Anxiety?: Are you under a lot of stress? That is a very common reason why someone would pick at scabs. Seek help.
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A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Jackson
43 years experience Dermatology
Please see: Please see dermatologist for evaluation. This way you can find out what is causing this.

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