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... I am a picker and I pick all the time, so much that people I know tell me to stop. hahahahaha but anyways i have scars all over my legs and arms and I find that I just can't help but pick at these bumps. ... (4 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)
... I would like an answer to this too. I'm in my late 30's and have what would probably be mild acne, if I didn't constantly pick at it. I try to stop and even go several days sometimes without doing it. But then I look in the mirror and see a small pimple and HAVE to squeeze it.. and keep squeezing. ... (4 replies)

... How do you stop picking at scabs and pimples? ... (4 replies)
... teen I know does this. Not in a huge way... just does it. Seems to just want to pick to get rid of the small zit or scab on the arm or shoulder. I think it is prolly 'normal'....like no big deal. But if it bothers you then it is YOUR big deal. ... (4 replies)
Picking Scabs
Apr 26, 2007
... body is covered in scars from my arms, legs, face, back everywhere! I get so mad at myself for picking at my face especially but the urge is so strong no matter how hard I try not to pick I always end up doing it anyways when I don't realize it or when the urge drives me nuts. ... (56 replies)
Picking Scabs
Jul 6, 2006
... Hi. I also have the scab picking problem! I also have my kids involved in it which makes me feel terrible!! I never realized I had this problem until I got my kids involved! ... (56 replies)
... I am 34. I started picking my scalp when I was 13. I prayed, I wore hats, gloves, hair up, etc. Acrylics dont work either, cause I just figure out how to pick no matter what. Cant even cut my nails short enough. Finally, I went to the doctor this year and told my embarrassing secret. I was prescribed Zoloft. ... (6 replies)
Skin Picking
May 2, 2007
... Even down to the mouse cleaning!! My scalp and my lips are my battlegrounds. My poor scalp has presently 6 scabbed areas that I'm fighting not to pick. I didn't cut my hair for over 5 years because of this problem, I was too embarassed to go to the hair salon. ... (66 replies)
Skin Picking
Apr 18, 2007
... at how huge it was. ... (66 replies)
... Wow, I honestly thought I was the only one! I can spend hours in front of a mirror picking at my acne...on my face, back and chest. It's not severe acne but looks worse and gives me scars just because I gouge out my face everytime a blemish appears. ... (26 replies)
... After some sexual problems within our relationship, my partner has confided in me that the reason being for this, is he tends to scratch around his genital, and buttocks until they bleed and scab. ... (4 replies)
... I'm about to get married and I'm only learning now about a bad habbit my fiance has, something I never saw before. It's so bad it has made me vomit. He has a picking problem. Scabs, nose, hair off hiss body, you name it, but it get's worse..He puts it in his mouth... ... (2 replies)
... When she starts pulling, does she feel as if she's unable to stop until it "feels right? ... (48 replies)
... I read both of your post's. I just want to let you know that you are not the only who feels that way. I have OCD too, I have a obsession of washing myself. ... (14 replies)
... My name is Jay and I would first just like to thank everyone who reads and responds to this, I appreciate it a great deal. I'm about to turn 24 years old and OCD is destorying my life, and I've reached a point where I need some serious help. ... (14 replies)
... ick at my belly button until it bleeds, thinking there is dirt in it. I am constantly blowing my nose, and cleaning out my ears. The worst part is that I do it to my husband and son too. I am always picking scabs and zits on my husband. ... (3 replies)
Just wondering
Jun 24, 2004
... Hi, I'm Maggie, 16 and I think I may have OCD and I wanted to ask you guys before telling someone. ... (9 replies)
Picking Scabs
Oct 6, 2003
... picking. I like the setup here, unlike some others I checked out. I'm a 32 year old female. I've picked at my scalp for who knows how long? ... (56 replies)
Picking Scabs
Aug 3, 2003
... this is so weird that there is a thread about picking at scabs. I have picked for as long as I remember, and I knew that other people didn't and that they thought I was weird for doing it. ... (56 replies)




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