How do I know if I have Dermatillomania?

What signs or symptoms may make you suspect you may have Dermatillomania. People who have experience in Dermatillomania offer advice of what things may make you suspicious and which doctor you should go to to receive treatment

Do I have Dermatillomania?
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(Read in Jeff Foxworthy's voice) If you pick at scabs and it takes weeks or months for wounds to heal, you might have Dermatillomania. If you pick at every bump and have to peel every flake of skin off, you might have Dermatillomania. If you can't stop picking no matter how hard you try, you might have Dermatillomania. And, if you are covered in scars from picking, you might have Dermatillomania. But seriously, the more of these that apply to you, the more likely you have derma.

Posted Sep 14, 2017 by Linda 4500

Do I have Dermatillomania?

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Is Dermatillomania contagious?

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Is Dermatillomania hereditary?

Is Dermatillomania hereditary?

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ICD9 and ICD10 codes of Dermatillomania

ICD10 code of Dermatillomania and ICD9 code

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Natural treatment of Dermatillomania

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Hello fellow derm friends, My name is Erin. I am 25 years old and currently living in Rhode Island (the smallest state in the US!). I've been a picker for as long as I've had acne, which started around 7th or 8th grade, so about 12 years now. I pic...
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I'm not sure how to start this, but here it goes. When I was becoming an adult and graduating high school and going to college and doing more with my life, I started having medical problems. The first thing was when I was about 16. I started having r...
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I have been doing this for at least 35 years.   It is difficult and hurts self esteem.  I believe mine is based from  emotional and sexual abuse that left me searching for relief as a child and somehow this is what I came up with.  I was always "...
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Hey it's me Doreen! I am very successful in what I am doing but I have never expected that. So let's Start in 1990 when I started skin picking on my fingers (and I am still doing this ...whilst I am 30 years now). So I don't know the starting point e...
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I have been picking at my skin ever since I was a child. I'm almost 51 years old and I'm still picking. My body is covered with scars. I have not worn shorts for over 5 years. I have been asked if the scars on my arms were from drug use (they're...

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