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Been picking scabs on my scalp for a yr now & never thought abt it. I do it more when I'm anxious but feel I can control it. Is this a symptom of OCD?

Been picking scabs on my scalp for a yr now & never thought abt it. I do it more when I'm anxious but feel I can control it. Is this a symptom of OCD?

Anxiety: I understand your distress. You deserve relief from Anxiety. Commend yourself that you can control picking scabs on scalp. It is likely that experiences with unresolved feelings of worry, fear, hurt, resentment, , shame, or guilt due to stresses in your life are causing Anxiety. Become Captain over your feelings and symptoms, NOT Victim. See Psychiatrist for Therapy, Medication, Relaxation ...Read more

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If you have conracted herpes what are there any other symptoms that you may show if you dont get a cold sore with open lession and scab?

If you have conracted herpes what are there any other symptoms that you may show  if you dont get a cold sore with open lession and scab?

Variety: Symptoms may include fever, enlarged neck nodes and pain with eating or drinking. You may also experience other symptoms such as pain, itching, and tingling possibly in the area where the cold sore may appear. ...Read more

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Husband has bleeding and scabbing shins, suspect low blood platelets? Could this cause bipolar symptoms?

Husband has bleeding and scabbing shins, suspect low blood platelets? Could this cause bipolar symptoms?

No connection: It is possible that in addition to whatever blood or skin disease he has he may also have emotional problems, but there is not a causation relationship. Also, who suspects low platelets? It's not a good idea for him or you to Dx. Training is needed to do this. He should have a good exam and use the results to decide treatment. I hope he gets these under control so you can enjoy life. ...Read more

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Dry&flaky w/ scab on left nipple and easy to peel nipple skin. I dont usually moisturize my breast. Could this be symptom of something seriouse?

Dry&flaky w/ scab on left nipple and easy to peel nipple skin. I dont usually moisturize my breast. Could this be symptom of something seriouse?

Breast rash?: 5his is a very important question,because there are a plethora of serious maladies which could be causing this, and numerous less-than-dangerous ones. You need to see a dermatologist, because some reactions in peri-areolar (around the nipple) skin can be very serious. PLEASE GO SEE A DERMATOLOGIST as soon as you can. ...Read more