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What Is The Name Of The Disorder People Have When They Pull Out Their Eyelashes
Trichotillomania: Constant pulling of the eyebrows can lead to permanent loss if there is damage to the follicles. This habit, trichotillomania, may need counseling to help break the pattern in some people. There may be an underlying stress that needs to be brought to the open. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I pull out the hair from my eyelashes and eyebrows and nibble it, it has got to a chronic stage.. Have been to doc no help. Any advice? Thanks
Keep researching!: Chronic hair pulling - trichotillomania- is a body-focused repetitive behavior (bfrb). "trich" can arise in response to (a) emotions - anxiety, fear, boredom, excitement; &/or (b) detecting some roughness/imperfection of hair/skin. Hair pulling can feel pleasurable & can serve to relieve tension. There are effective treatments. Learn about trich @ trich.Org & find expert help. Eating hair= "pica.". ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
I pull my eyelashes all the time.I try to stop. I just couldn't. I also like its feeling. It's been over a year and I still pull them. How can I stop?
= trichotillomania,: just a term for the behavior, a form of self-attack, shifting attention from ideas/feeling which are more difficult for person to admit/recognize & solve yet which offers recurring perceived partial relief (thus repetitive) from unpleasant feelings involved. Research & seek help worthy of your trust for this mental/emotional behavior which is not solving problems, indeed adding new ones. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I have pulled my eyelashes out since i was 9 years old, i never had help for it and i was wondering i what can be done?
Usually: When pulled out the lash root remains which is the living nest of cells that makes hair. It will continue to function and make a new eyelash unless there is underlying disease of the lid. ...Read more
Cosmetic pain/Habit?: Are you using tweezers to thin your eyelashes for cosmetic reasons? Or are you pulling them out as a compulsive habit when you are anxious or depressed? If the former, see a cosmetologist who may be able to help you groom them with less pain. If you are in the second group, this is a behavioral disorder called trichotillomania. You could get help from a psychologist trained in CBT therapy. ...Read more
It's been 3-4 weeks and my eyelashes haven't grew back. I pull them out because they start to irritate me what do I do about them not going back yet??
I pull eyelashes. Have for about four years. Stopped in the summer. My eyelashes growing in bad some go sideways etc. Have i perminently damaged them?
Doubtful : Eyelashes grow out of "preset" areas on the lid. You can't move these. Chronic inflammation can cause the eyelashes to grow out of the glands (little sweat ducts called meibomian glands) around your eye. This is called distichiasis. Your manipulation of your eyelids may be making this worse and causing the eyelash to grow normal. Go to your eye doctor. ...Read more
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