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Picking/Scratching
Aug 28, 2008
... I am constantly touching my face, feeling around for the slightest bump. Like so many others, I know very well that scratching, squeezing, and picking will result in an unsightly blemish. I tell that to myself while I do it, but for some reason I cannot get myself to walk away from the mirror. ... (1 replies)
... I have tweezed the hairs on my face shwich make sores cause I tweeze until I get a hair out and sometimes I make them bleed. ... (13 replies)
... I've been picking on and off since as long as I can remember, honestly. I've never been able to leave a scab on myself or any member of my family. ... (10 replies)

... It has been a while since someone posted on this Thread, but I noticed it was one of the most recent on the subject. And I wanted to quick say, I Hope you looked around and posted elsewhere to find what you need. And if Not, I hope I can offer some insight. ... (4 replies)
... Hey, so I can definitely feel the pain that all of you are experiencing. I have been picking for almost 15 years now and have done more visible damage than I would really care to admit. ... (7 replies)
Skin Picking
Oct 4, 2007
... since i was 13 i have always picked the skin on my face. i had acne for a few months in middle school then it cleared up n my skin was pretty clear. i have never stopped picking since then and i am 25. ... (66 replies)
... Ouch! I've picked at my thumbs and scalp so bad that their bleeding and once the blood turns a lil hard on my scalp..I go at it again! Its totally disgusting! ... (10 replies)
... Hi. i dont know if im doing this right. i just added right now. but i have been searching to find someone out there like me who also picks out their hair due to stress. i pick thinking the curly hairs are going to damage my hair so i pick them out. ... (10 replies)
... ive been searching for some serious help because i feel like my innocent popping and picking at my face has gotten to be a problem. haha i even paid my brother 5 dollars for 15 minutes to prod at his back. ... (10 replies)
Picking Scabs
Apr 26, 2007
... to pick I always end up doing it anyways when I don't realize it or when the urge drives me nuts. I have the same problem with plucking my eyebrows, if I feel a hair where I don't want it I can't function or finish what I'm doing until I take care of it! I feel crazy sometimes! ... (56 replies)
... whitehead anywhere on my body.Its like I HAVE to pick or tweeze at myself,and when I do pop something or tweeze a "special" hair out,I get a sense of relief.. ... (10 replies)
... wow, i never thought anyone would ever do this, other than me. I am 18 years old and i have been picking at my face, back, arms, legs, every bump that i have ever seen on my body. ... (10 replies)
... I can totally relate to the whole face thing.... I pick my face constantly.. ... (10 replies)
... o see if it will help my eating disorder. i walk around feeling very flawed because i feel like so much is wrong with me sometimes!!! but as for the OCD i have a picking problem too. i have picked my face and any where else there was a bump for as long as i can remember. i am nearly 30 and i still do it. ... (10 replies)
... Good news on the minimal picking... ... (52 replies)
... When I was 12, I started picking my skin. Open sores, tweezers, hiding from everyone, missing school because of my skin. This all went on for about 10 years. This is when I was at my worst, and it took me years to start seeing the damage it has done to me. I have so many scars all over my face . ... (0 replies)
Is this OCD?
Jul 31, 2011
... Wow, I have some of these things, just wandered over here. I was diagnosed Bipolar, don't remember what type. It's been about 5 years. I have the picking compulsion as soon as I see a little speck on my face that wasn't there I intend to peck and peck and peck. ... (5 replies)
Not OCD is it?
Apr 20, 2010
... does not put the lids back on things. like jam, butter, etc. and how he's constantly leaving debris around the house. ... (3 replies)
Trichotillomania
Feb 26, 2008
... if I have a coarse hair that I cannot get, I will sit down on a chair and pull for hours and hours until I get it even if that means I am late for work or I don't get anything done! ... (20 replies)
... xtreme. I will only wear certain shirts anymore, I can only wear sweatshirts and they have to be certain ones, if they don't fit right at the time or feel weird on me, I will take it off and put one on that feels right. I will not wear any other shirt. ... (1 replies)


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