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A 23-year-old female asked:

I hav habbit of pulling hair.its been 5 years.n i hav bald patches.pls help me to overcome ths.plsss help..

2 doctor answers4 doctors weighed in
Dr. Antoanella Calame
Pathology 20 years experience
See a doctor: I recommend seeing a doctor so that they can make a proper diagnosis and give you something to get rid of the condition or relieve symptoms.
Dr. Ankush Bansal
Internal Medicine 18 years experience
Trichotillomania: That is the condition you are describing. This is treatable with psychological therapy and sometimes medications in addition to therapy. See your doctor about it. S/he may refer you to a psychiatrist.

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