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... I'm 14 years old and I think I have a compulsive scalp picking disorder. It all started with just a little scab on my head, about three year ago. ... (1 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)
... The more I read this the more I wonder about myself. I sit here and scratch at my face finding every imperfection. I see marks and spots probably nobody sees. I feel them on my face and feel the urge to scratch them off. I thought I was just fidgety because I sit here at my desk. ... (5 replies)

Skin Picking
Oct 8, 2005
... Yeah, I never go out without at least one or two cuticles bleeding! Can't stop picking at them. ... (12 replies)
... I lost my hair when I was 28 years old...and since then I pick my head continiously. I also have "sweet spots" from diabetes (small hard white patches of skin) that I pick every time I see them...lots of time to the point of infection! I also bit my fingernails so far down to the quick that I have hangnails on almost every finger. You're not alone! :) (6 replies)
Picking Scabs
Jul 30, 2003
... So we are tactical, even though we can't stop it. ... (56 replies)
Picking Scabs
Jul 28, 2003
... I managed to find this site. The funny thing is that I only decided to come and find some help tonight after a half hour spree of picking spots on my face, arms, legs and even my bum! ... (56 replies)
Picking Scabs
Apr 27, 2003
... I've been reading the replies here and thinking my problem is similar. I think of it as skin abuse. I've had acne since I was 11, and pick my spots and blackheads. So far so normal. But I diligently search my chest for blackheads and pinch and squeeze away........ ... (56 replies)
... ut back the exact same way. My husband moves stuff all the time and I get mad at him for not putting it back right or rearranging things different. I can't stand spots on mirrors like in our bathroom I constantly clean it everytime my husband brushes his teeth or washes his hands. ... (2 replies)
Not OCD is it?
Apr 20, 2010
... because i continue to do it.. i try to cut down or stop as much as i can. but sometimes i just give in and do it for however long. ... (3 replies)
... When she starts pulling, does she feel as if she's unable to stop until it "feels right? ... (48 replies)
... Hi Will J, 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. I wash my hands alot too, also I feel that if clothes feel on the floor I wouldn't wear them because they might have germs on them. Also when I shower, I shower twice. In May of this year, I didn't shower for... (14 replies)
... Then one day it was like OCD came back into my life like an avalanche and the avalanche has just been picking up speed everyday. I was of course still doing the hand washing and once again I stopped eating out and using public bathrooms. ... (14 replies)
What to do?!
Oct 6, 2004
... My concern is that if I try to stop them I'll realise I'm unable, and then the lack of control I have over myself will bother me. Arrrgh, I don't know what to do. ... (0 replies)
... Although I don't have to wear a wig, I do have to pull my hair to cover it up my very thing spots and I use lots of hair spray. ... (7 replies)
Picking Scabs
Aug 2, 2003
... My God, I can't believe I found this page. I am always at my skin, tiny blackheads on my face and chest. I turn them in to spots and I have tiny scars all over my chest from doing it. Like many of you I stop when I know there's an important event coming up. ... (56 replies)
... Hi I think there is quite a club of us! I am sat here in an internet cafe in Spain on holiday, with my legs covered because I am so ashamed of them, my arms are bare, but a mess ... it is too hot to cover them. I promised myself I would sort it out before my holiday, but I couldn`t stop Have done this on and off since I was 12 years old and I am 49 now!!! I take... (7 replies)
... ood news is that with proper treatment, which may involve therapy, medication, or a combination of both, most people with trichotillomania are eventually able to stop the impulses that lead to pulling out their hair. ... (15 replies)
... ood news is that with proper treatment, which may involve therapy, medication, or a combination of both, most people with trichotillomania are eventually able to stop the impulses that lead to pulling out their hair. ... (36 replies)
... ood news is that with proper treatment, which may involve therapy, medication, or a combination of both, most people with trichotillomania are eventually able to stop the impulses that lead to pulling out their hair. ... (6 replies)


Associated Tags: bad habits, compulsion, hair twisting, ocd, scalp, scalp picking, skin picking

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