A 17-year-old female asked:
For the past few years i've been pulling strands of my hair out. its relieves stress.. but it's gotten bad, my hair is thinning, and i cant stop..why?
1 doctor answer • 3 doctors weighed in
Dermatology 72 years experience
TRICHOTILLOMANIA: IT SOUNDS AS IF YOU HAVE THE DISORDER NAMED ABOVE.
NOT UNCOMMON, AND OFTEN WILL GET BETTER ONCE YOU KNOW WHATS CAUSING IT.
YOU MAY NEED SOME HELP FROM YOUR REGULAR DOCTOR OR FROM A PSYCHOLOGIST/PSYCHIATRIST.
BEST LUCK, AND THANK YOU FOR YOUR QUESTION.
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Last updated Dec 31, 2016
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