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My 2 year old self harms. She picks and scratches her skin til it bleeds. Is this normal? She is a twin.

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Dr. SREEDHAR POLAVARAPU
Internal Medicine
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In brief: Mostly NOT

Please make sure that she is very clean.
..Use mild soaps/ and emolients[soothing creams and lotions]. If she has freq.Sniffles/asthma like symptoms, that could be a hint, for the underlying ''allergy" problems. Ask her pediatrician, about daily use of prescription (mild) allergy meds, and she might even need 'allergy' testing... [psychological problems for this condition...Is the last thing ].

In brief: Mostly NOT

Please make sure that she is very clean.
..Use mild soaps/ and emolients[soothing creams and lotions]. If she has freq.Sniffles/asthma like symptoms, that could be a hint, for the underlying ''allergy" problems. Ask her pediatrician, about daily use of prescription (mild) allergy meds, and she might even need 'allergy' testing... [psychological problems for this condition...Is the last thing ].
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