... Hello, I also starting pulling my eyeslashes out at that time and now I still do, while in college. ... (3 replies)
... Why does my daughter pull her eyelashes out? ... (3 replies)
... WE HAVE A 2 YEAR OLD WHO WILL AT TIMES PULL ON HIS EYELASHES. iT SEEMS TO BE WHEN HE IS NOT GETTING HIS WAY OR SOME OTHER TROUBLING TIME IN HIS LITTLE DAY. (1 replies)
... This is a disorder called trichotillomania, a compulsive hair pulling problem. ... (1 replies)
... ear about your mom Scooter, I can't even imagine what you or your family is going through and it makes sense that this could have been a trigger for her to start pulling out eyelashes. ... (7 replies)
... I suppose I can do that, I was just fearing that there may be something bigger bothering her, I think I will make that call today, its so hard to believe she could have a disorder or a problem, she is almost 12, very popular and is running for class president, she is head on her soccer team and gets great grades, whew, I wish I knew....for sure...
Thank you for your response. (7 replies)
... The term they use for children pulling out hair, whether it's eyelashes, eyebrows, twisting of hair, etc. is Trichotillomania. ... (7 replies)
... why children pull out their eyelashes?
My daughter is now 12 but started pulling her eyelashes out at age 10- she still does it time periods- she will go 6 months not pulling them out and then one day I will notice them mssing again, like a lot, almost gone in fact- I never looked this up and I never thought there could be an issue behind this, I thought she was just being... (7 replies)
... my son use to do this when he was the same age now he is older he is able to tell me why...he said his eyelashes just really bothered his eyes,he said they would poke and annoy him and thats why he did it... ... (24 replies)
... e and run her fingers ever so slightly across her eye lash. We always wondered how she never poked her eye, yet this was a ritual for her. Seems it has turned to pulling out now. Strange and concerning to say the least. I will check in with more later. Thanks for sharing! ... (24 replies)
... LOL That's funny....I remember doing the eyelash pulling thing when I was little, but we also used to flipthem inside out...I don't remember why though! ... (2 replies)
... garten class for a year, but when an eyelash falls, out, you put it on your fngertip, make a wish and blow. If it blows away, then your wish will come true. Them pulling on their eyelashes coudl be them hunting for more opprtunities to wish more. ... (2 replies)
... I have this problem!! It's not even psychological for me, my eyelashes are actually itchy and the only thing that helps is pulling them out. ... (24 replies)
... Hey I am 20 now and constantly pull my eyelashes, I have done it since I was about 12 and it upset my mother because not only did I pull out my eyelashes I would pull out my eyebrows too sometimes. My 7th grade picture showed my eyebrows had little pars of missing hair where I had pulled them. ... (24 replies)
... Hello...I am new to this board. My 8 yr old daughter has begun pulling out the eylashes on the outer corners of her big beautiful brown eyes. I have never heard of this. Can anyone help me help her. ... (24 replies)
... I did the same thing when I wasd younger. It got so bad that I literally had no lashes or brows. My parents took me to a dermotologist who diagnosed me with alepicia. I never told anyone because it seems really weird. I started doing it to deal with my anxiety from bullying. Find out what is behind this!! (24 replies)
... this thread really hits home, I am a 34 yr old who pulls her hair out litterally, For me it is am abandonment issue and it is how I delt with it as a child, Now it is a blind habit, when I am bored or stressed it is how I deal with it. I am guessing but the stories I have read the kids too are using it as a stress management technique. I hope you can get help for your kids.... (24 replies)
... my 7 yr old daughter suffers this and has been making a bald spot. i took her to her pediatrician..he said to gently remind her to stop when i see her doing it and to ignore it the rest of the time..dont pressure her, he said. i also took her to a child psych who wants to put her on a strong med called trazedone. i am going to try what the pediatrician suggested first. he did... (24 replies)
... Welcome, Las!
My friend's daughter did this same thing when she was about 10. If I remember correctly, the doctors thought she may have a disorder that caused her to do it. They thought it was a subconscious thing for her......she was beginning to go through puberty and was dealing with some teasing at school. Most doctors felt that her "pulling" was similar to... (24 replies)