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A female asked:

Hi, i'm 16 years old and i have a bad obsession with licking sharpies. i started like a month ago, but i like them like twice a day, is that bad?

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Dr. Oscar Novick
Pediatrics 59 years experience
Strange obscession: Lucky for you, sharpies are non toxic aside from giving you a black tongue and pehaps black stools it is safe. You may need pofessional help to get rid of your obscession.
Last updated Mar 8, 2019

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