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How can I stop chewing on my lip and biting it with my teeth?

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Dr. James Beck
Dentistry
3 doctors agree

In brief: Will power

Biting the lip and cheek is a common habit that is hard to get rid of.
I liken it to biting your nails because that is a bad habit that i had a hard time getting rid of. I finally realized that my nails looked bad and it was a gross habit and i willed myself to stop doing it. Notice when you are doing it..Stress related? Have friends and family point it out to you when you start.

In brief: Will power

Biting the lip and cheek is a common habit that is hard to get rid of.
I liken it to biting your nails because that is a bad habit that i had a hard time getting rid of. I finally realized that my nails looked bad and it was a gross habit and i willed myself to stop doing it. Notice when you are doing it..Stress related? Have friends and family point it out to you when you start.
Dr. James Beck
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Dr. Derrick Lonsdale
Preventive Medicine
3 doctors agree

In brief: Habit

It may just be a bad habit that you can stop by voluntary control.
On the other hand, it may be because you have an irritable nervous system caused by poor diet. A disease in chidren gives rise to lip biting and they have a high blood urid acid. It is an unlikely cause for you but it might be worth having your blood uric acid tested.

In brief: Habit

It may just be a bad habit that you can stop by voluntary control.
On the other hand, it may be because you have an irritable nervous system caused by poor diet. A disease in chidren gives rise to lip biting and they have a high blood urid acid. It is an unlikely cause for you but it might be worth having your blood uric acid tested.
Dr. Derrick Lonsdale
Dr. Derrick Lonsdale
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