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My daughter is scratching her forearm superficially when she gets upset. What should I do?

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Dr. Mark Diamond
Pediatrics
3 doctors agree

In brief: OCD or Anxiety

Could be a compulsive stress relieving behavior. If not causing any problems with the skin, is probably harmless.
If damaging the skin, consult your pediatrician.

In brief: OCD or Anxiety

Could be a compulsive stress relieving behavior. If not causing any problems with the skin, is probably harmless.
If damaging the skin, consult your pediatrician.
Dr. Mark Diamond
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Dr. Mandakini Patel
Pediatrics
3 doctors agree

In brief: Scratching wen upse

This could be a nervous tic. Talkj to your pediarician.

In brief: Scratching wen upse

This could be a nervous tic. Talkj to your pediarician.
Dr. Mandakini Patel
Dr. Mandakini Patel
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