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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 am trichotilimania. I've pulled my eyelashes out many times. Now many r growing in the wrong directions. How do I fix this? Please help.
Oculoplastic surgeon: Misdirected eyelashes (trichiasis) can be treated by an oculoplastic surgeon. Options include epilation (pulling the lashes out), cryotherapy (freezing and killing the lash follicle), electrolysis (burning the lash follicle) or surgery. You should also work on ways to control the need to pull out your lashes as this problem will continue to recur. Good luck! ...Read more
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
Not correct.: An eyelash usually lasts for 3 to 6 months and is replaced. ...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
Eyelashes?: hello ~ actually a good question. I dont know. I will guess about 4- 6 months, depending on how long you want them to be when grown. I also would imagine that pulling eyelashes out by the roots would inhibit their growth and and that if you did that regularly they may not grow back ! You should ask an cosmetician..thanks ...Read more
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?
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