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Picking Scabs
Mar 5, 2007
... then find another. Most mental health professionals should be aware of this disorder of ours. ... (56 replies)
... I have been picking my scabs since I was little too, now I'm 31 and still picking any and everything that I can find. I too have 3 large scabs on the base of my scalp and pick at them all through the day. I can't go to bed at night until all my scabs are bleeding and sore. ... (13 replies)
... I've been meaning to search about this because I've been picking my scabs as long as I can remember and I wanted to find out why. ... (13 replies)

... 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)
... 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)
... I always have picked on scabs for as long as I can remember. Obviously the skin grows back, but still, its really gross while in the process. ... (5 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)
... n until it was impossible to start a new area. The upper parts of my shoulders were especially burnt, and I didn't want them to get infected, so I refrained from picking a lot, but the way that the skin grew back in little, individual area, made me cringe! ... (48 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)
... do it as more of a nervous habit. This kind of picking often happens without the person even noticing. ... (4 replies)
Jul 7, 2004
... year old female. I've suffered from forms of depression, anxiety and ocd since I was about 12. Currently, I have Seasonal Affected Disorder, generalized anxiety disorder and forms of Trichotillomania. I tend to go back and forth between hair plucking and pulling. At times I do it all the time, others, I don't do it for months. ... (1 replies)
... It's a pretty good bet that any type of repetitive behavior that is linked with a physical need for relief is going to be either a tic or an obsession/compulsion. Tics and obsessions are right up my alley because I have a son with tourettes and OCD. Some tics look like obsessions/compulsions, and some OCs look like tics. I assembled this list a long time ago of common... (13 replies)
Mar 11, 2008
... like picking at a sunburn too soon.. ... (20 replies)

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