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How to treat trichotillomania and ADHD?

How can you help a child with trichotillomania and adhd. he pulls out his eyelashes. the stimulant for adhd makes it worse. the school is complaining about the pulling of the eyelashes, because they are afraid he will infect the eye. another problem is he is hearing impaired, so you cant talk to him about it. what do you do in a case like this
Mon, 2 Nov 2015
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I really appreciate your concern, such psychiatric condition of course needs great care and patient need to be seen by psychiatrist and it must not be taken lightly treatment of this may includes counseling and antipsychiatric medicines and it may be long term course of medicines hope this information helps, take care and have a nice day.
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