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Trichotillomania baldness hair pulling advice please

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Dr. Ashish Mittal MD

My Wife Problem is, She is Pulling hair from head, She feels itching. I consult few Skin Specialist for this Problem, As per Doctors Disease name is Trichitilomania. and they suggest for Some Good... View answer

Answered by : Dr. Ashish Mittal ( Psychiatrist)
Dr.           Kakkar S. MD

Hello Dr. I am a Female 31 years old, I have bald patches on side ways and near forhead area. I had healthy and beautiful hair from childhood later I had typhoid when i was 12 yrs old had sever hairfall ... View answer

Answered by : Dr. Kakkar S. ( Dermatologist)
Dr. Seikhoo Bishnoi MD

I suffer from a hair pulling compulsive disorder. Is there anything that can be done to treat the disorder? ... View answer

Answered by : Dr. Seikhoo Bishnoi ( Psychiatrist)
Dr. Chintan Solanki MD

Hello, I did get advice here from a Doctor for my Trichotillomania . I am in the U.S, New XXXXXXX Mt XXXXXXX area if anyone has good suggestions for a therapist whos good with TTM or impluse control ... View answer

Answered by : Dr. Chintan Solanki ( Psychiatrist)
Dr. Seikhoo Bishnoi MD

Sir, my brother who is 9 years old has newly got a habit of plucking his eyebrow hairs and the hair near his ears..it appears to me that it is a case of trichotillomania ..please guide us.... ... View answer

Answered by : Dr. Seikhoo Bishnoi ( Psychiatrist)

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Dr. Emilda Belortaja MD

My child pulls her hair out when she has a headache. She says it feels good and sometimes it helps it go away. One time while we were at the hairdresser she noticed that my daughter had some bald spots... View answer

Answered by : Dr. Emilda Belortaja ( General & Family Physician)
Dr. Vishal Garala MD

a Sophomore and I still suffer from Trich.. But I notice when I pull my hair out I tend to just bite off the hair follicles after I pull the hair out.. I don t eat the entire... View answer

Answered by : Dr. Vishal Garala ( Psychiatrist)
Dr.  Ravi Soni MD

Hello, I have a habit of pulling out my hair, or Trichotillomania - as it is referred to ... again. I am worried about further hair loss and the damage I am doing to my hair. Could you... View answer

Answered by : Dr. Ravi Soni ( Psychiatrist)
Dr. Sunil Gupta MD

hi doctor i am a severe sufferer of trichotillomania. been suffering for the past 12 years. i am 25 now. i wish to stop it completely. i pull my scalp hair,brows and lashes ll the time. pls pls pls... View answer

Answered by : Dr. Sunil Gupta ( Psychiatrist)
Dr. Vishal Garala MD

my friend has a habit of pulling his hairs and he will eat them......... he doesn t know that i watched him eating his hairs.......... Can you please suggest me some methods to avoid such things ... View answer

Answered by : Dr. Vishal Garala ( Psychiatrist)

Mobile Questions and Answers

Dr.    Mohammed Taher Ali MD

Hi Pritpal You need to have psychotherapy, emotional support and possible use of SSRI drugs. Kindly visit a psychiatrist for the treatment. Reply with thanks

Dr. Dr. Kakkar MD

Hello You need to consult a psychiatrist. Trichotillomania is commonly associated underlying OCD( obsessive compulsive disorder) and anxiety disorders. Regards

Dr.    Mohammed Taher Ali MD

Hi Tweetz There is a possibility that your daughter is suffering a condition known as trichotillomania. Get her examined by a pediatrician/psychiatrist for proper evaluation and treatment. Reply with thanks.