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Nail bitting habit - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 13-Jan-2012
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Doctor :   hi
Doctor :   how can i help you?
User :   i have a severe nail bitting habit
Doctor :   ok
User :   how to get rid of it?
Doctor :   i can help you
Doctor :   but i need a few details before i can proceed
User :   ok tell me
Doctor :   i would like to know your age and the time this habit
User :   age 30 and from around 15 yrs of age it is there.Bt nw it has become severe
Doctor :   You don't break habits. You replace one behavior with a new behavior. If biting your nails is helping you suppress your nerves, try putting something in its place. For example, take a deep breath or try other relaxation exercises, hum, listen to music, or tap your foot.
User :   any medice present for it
Doctor :   yes but i
Doctor :   would suggest you try these methods before
User :   ok
Doctor :   u can try out medication
Doctor :   there is omega 3
Doctor :   u can try out
User :   is it a psycological problem?
Doctor :   it is a habit

Doctor :   which needs to
Doctor :   be changed
Doctor :   are u there
Doctor :   I have to close this window since there is no response from your side, please get back to us if you need further medical advice.
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