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What is the name of the disorder people have when they pull out their eyelashes?

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 more

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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

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 more

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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.

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

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Why do people pull their eyelashes?

Why do people pull their eyelashes?

Habit, Anxiety: Often, people pull their eyelashes out of habit. For some people it is related to anxiety, and this behavior is a way of bringing comfort. It can become a compulsive action in which people feel "driven" or "compelled" to puck their eyelashes or eyebrows. ...Read more

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Could eyelashes grow back after being pulled out?

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

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Do eyelashes grow back after being pulled out because of eyelash extensions?

Do eyelashes grow back after being pulled out because of eyelash extensions?

Eyelashes grow back: After being plucked or pulled away by tweezers generally a new eye lash will grow back in the hair follicle and replace the one lost. As long as the hair follicle is not destroyed by electro cautery or Laser it will grow back after a dormant period. ...Read more

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How do I stop pulling my eyelashes off because Dey hurt because I pull too hard ?

How do I stop pulling my eyelashes off because Dey hurt because I pull too hard ?

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

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How long does it take for eyelashes to grow back after being pulled/ ripped out from the root?

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

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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?

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?

Councilling: You have a psychiatric condition called trichtillomania. A psychiatrist or psychologist can help you with this. ...Read more

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