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Posted by: nadine | 2010/10/18

picking

hi i have a problem with picking at my skin, especially my head( under my hair... ill pick and then pick the scabs... how do i stop this? thx

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Hi Nadine
You may have a dermatitis causing the itching, so let your doctor have a look at your skin. It may also be caused by anxiety or obsessive compulsive habits, for that there are medications available or you can see a psychologist to teach you some stress relieving techniques.
Dr Bets

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Posted by: Cyberdoc | 2010/10/19

Hi Nadine
You may have a dermatitis causing the itching, so let your doctor have a look at your skin. It may also be caused by anxiety or obsessive compulsive habits, for that there are medications available or you can see a psychologist to teach you some stress relieving techniques.
Dr Bets

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