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Picking Scabs
Apr 26, 2007
... Wow I never realized that I had such a bad problem until reading all of these posts I just thought I had a bad habit. My body is covered in scars from my arms, legs, face, back everywhere! ... (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! I'm 28 and have been picking scabs since I was young. My mother does it too. ... (56 replies)
... The worst part I've noticed about picking is that you may start off the picking session subconsciously. ... (4 replies)

Skin Picking
Apr 18, 2007
... I have several scars on my body thanks to my picking during that time, but nothing majorly out of place... except on my scalp. I had one large sore on the back left part of my head. ... (66 replies)
Skin Picking
Apr 13, 2007
... Wow! GatsbyLuvr1920! This is just so odd for me. I've been picking at my scalp for over 20 years and I'm 36yrs old. I just thought it was just the way I was. I never really thought to look it up on the internet. ... (66 replies)
... I know this thread is really old,but I also have a bad problem with picking. ... (26 replies)
... ly reason I suggest this is because trich usually starts very early in life, and Hailey would be a prime candidate to have OC tendencies because she has a mother with OCD, a high genetic link. ... (48 replies)
... i have the same problem, whenever i am stressed,upset, bored, really anytime, i sit and pick scabs on my head. it does sound so gross, but i cant help myself. i am to embaressed to go get my hair cut. mine started long ago. ... (7 replies)
Ocd and scabs.
Dec 12, 2009
... d fingernails. I do it when I'm anxious, nervous, bored or whenever I feel the urge to do it. I get pretty obssessive about it. I always carry a nail clippers with me so I can pick at my fingernails when I feel the It annoys my friends when I start picking. ... (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)
Skin Picking
Oct 9, 2007
... nd many others for their comments about skin picking. My husband does do this as well since he was a teenager and is now in his 40's. He always denies he has a problem to all the health professionals. ... (66 replies)
Skin Picking
May 2, 2007
... Now my hair looks great and I don't want these DAMN SCABS showing, so I am resisting the tremendous urge to pick. And oh, they are some beauties... ... (66 replies)
... I'm not sure if this is OCD or not, but it's something I've dealt with almost all my life. I have a major problem with making sure my ears, and belly button, and even my nose, are always clean. I pick at my belly button until it bleeds, thinking there is dirt in it. ... (3 replies)
Mar 11, 2008
... like picking at a sunburn too soon.. ... (20 replies)
Help please.
Jan 27, 2008
... The picking of your scalp etc sounds more just like a bad habit than OCD. The more you think about trying not to do it the more you actually do it. ... (3 replies)
Help please.
Jan 20, 2008
... since i was about 13 years old i have been picking at my scalp. it just began really with running my hands through my hair, just thinking it was dandruff. ... (3 replies)
Finger Eater
Sep 23, 2007
... ation that is more relaxing are not options for many people. I still work, but I also have fibromyalgia and am bipolar. So, in lowering my stress level to deal with these other conditions, I have noticed that my finger chewing is less frequent and less sever. Hope this helps you. ... (3 replies)
Finger Eater
Aug 9, 2007
... e understanding from someone on the board. I am a compulsive finger eater. Actually, it's not just my fingers I chew, it's the inside of my lip and I pick at any scabs or dry skin until it's infected and raw and bleeding. ... (3 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)
Jul 7, 2004
... I pick constantly at any and all blemishes on my body. Primarily my scalp. I pick at it until it bleeds and scabs over, then I pick those off too. I've been doing this since I was 16 or so. I find it hard to stop since it's become such a habit and feels soothing to me. ... (1 replies)

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