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... w why it never dawned on me that it's part of OCD. I'm not very severe. I've just recognized several things I do at home and at work that are very quintessential OCD and it never dawned on me that so is picking? ... (4 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)
Is it ocd?
Sep 6, 2010
... for ages i have always loved picking scabs even if i know it's going to be sore or leave a scar i cant help picking them. I have alot of scabs on my scalp just now and just keep picking them. ... (3 replies)

Picking Scabs
Apr 10, 2007
... i love to pick i dont like it if i dont have anything to pick so then i try and find things on my boyfriend to pick he has little white pimples on the tops of his arms and arent even noticable but when i have finished he is all red and sore. if he didnt let me do it i would probably go nuts!i dont have ocd but do have tourettes (56 replies)
Picking Scabs
Mar 16, 2007
... when I'm nervous. I don't know if it is true OCD or just anxiety or some type of social phobia? ... (56 replies)
... Hi! I have gad, anxiety and depression. I am medicated. For 25 years, I have been picking the skin around my fingers. It's gotten so bad that I use a utility knife and cause quite a bit of damage. ... (52 replies)
... I do this too. Its starting to be a problem again because I can tell scabs are forming then I pick the scabs and its just a whole thing. ... (2 replies)
... etimes I do it in public but try to be casual about it, like it's just a quick scratch on the head. So... the issue now is I need a haircut. UGH! I can't go with scabs all over my head! I've told myself don't pick and in a month I could go to the salon. Well I haven't went a day. ... (2 replies)
... Hi I'm new here .....I just entered picking scabs into google and came up with this site and registered so I could post. ... (0 replies)
... I'm 14 years old and I think I have a compulsive scalp picking disorderAfinger nails to pick it off. Then I noticed all the other perfections on my head and all the little chunks and flakes of dandruff. ... (7 replies)
Ocd and scabs.
Dec 12, 2009
... I do a similar thing. I pick skin along the sides of the nail of my big toenails...mostly my left one the onside and it causes infections. I've been doing it really bad for the past 4-5 months, though I kind of do it all the time. I also pick at the skin under my toenails and fingernails. I do it when I'm anxious, nervous, bored or whenever I feel the urge to do it. I get... (1 replies)
Ocd and scabs.
Nov 30, 2009
... Hi, I'm Ashley and I am 22 years old. I have had a problem since I was about 16 that reguards picking my feet. I have always felt that it was stress related. I tear dead skin along with healthy skin when ever I feel nervous or bored. ... (1 replies)
... but I had the impression that OCD involves ritualistic behaviors that are crippling to a sufferer's life. I'm now wondering if perhaps I have Purely Obsessional OCD. ... (3 replies)
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)
Skin Picking
Jan 23, 2008
... I was diagnosed with OCD about 5 years ago. I never realized that skin picking was part of the package.. but it explains a lot lol. I pick at my scalp constantly. It's really embarrasing and annoying.. ... (66 replies)
Skin Picking
Jan 20, 2008
... And of course, there was the biting and eating the skin around my nails and picking my scabs off for as long as I can remember. ... (66 replies)
Skin Picking
Nov 15, 2007
... Mental health..I used to pick my scalp to make scabs then picked those...I was really bad when I was pregnant...Was a high risk pregnancy and very stressful... ... (66 replies)
... making strange involluntary expressions, night sweats, and AWEFULL withdrawls. Needless to say, I am off these meds, afraid to ever try a new one again, and the OCD is back full force. My legs are covered in scabs and I often discover blood trailing down from unconcious picking. ... (7 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)

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