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#1 zenbaby

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Posted 31 August 2016 - 10:28 PM

When my trichatillomania was really bad I used to pull out my hair and eat the bulbs off the ends. Sometimes I'd eat the whole strand! Really gross! 

 

Did/does anybody else do this?


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Posted 01 September 2016 - 10:00 AM

Ha, are you talking about the skin that's still connected to the hair?  Yes, I've done/still do that occasionally.


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Posted 06 October 2016 - 08:45 AM

I chew on my hair a lot.... and sometimes swallow it. it is a deficiency thing I think..



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Posted 22 November 2016 - 07:45 AM

I do it all the time :(

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Posted 05 December 2016 - 12:28 PM

I do it all the time.It's usually when im bored. I would have bald spots on my head. I try to pull the hair just right so i can get the root and chew it off. It's an odd habbit but we do it. I also chew my tongue, ew! 


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Posted 05 December 2016 - 06:06 PM

I feel really at peace and satisfied when I get a decent few bulbs to put in my mouth.

I love picking at my scalp too to make scabs.

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Posted 13 April 2017 - 08:47 PM

I feel really at peace and satisfied when I get a decent few bulbs to put in my mouth.

I love picking at my scalp too to make scabs.

God I hate me.

Don't feel bad...I love picking my scalp and making scabs, and I'll eat them. Its not as bad as b4 but I love picking scabs

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Posted 17 April 2017 - 05:35 AM

Yeah, me too. But not really from scalp. I'm freaking out too much about loosing my hair from my head to do that to relieve stress.
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Posted 17 April 2017 - 06:03 AM

I don't eat my hair but I do eat dead skin...so the follicles...yeah I'd bite them off the end .-.

I mean seriously, why.

 

But it's just something I've always done, even years before having an ED.


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Posted 17 April 2017 - 09:25 AM

I definitely pull my hair out, strand by strand. Sometimes in huge clumps and I'm starting to get bald spots at my temples. It looks terrible :( 

 

Only lately I've felt the urge to do this, though, I think it's brought on (at least for me) by stress and depression. I chew my hair but never actually swallow it, but I feel the urge to...



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Posted 08 August 2017 - 07:55 AM

Yes i do too

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Posted 23 August 2017 - 09:46 AM

This is like the biggest thing for me alongside chewing my nails and hands.

I haven't been diagnosed but I 100% have trichatillomania, for years I've always picked my scalp, so much that I have bald patches and even in times where I try to stop the scars are so huge and disgusting I just don't see the point in trying to stop.

I always pick at the wounds and pull these huge clumps of scar tissue and skin out, I do sometimes eat the hair itself if I can't be bothered to pick it out. It's so fucking gross but I feel less ashamed knowing there are people like me as well.

I also eat the skin behind my ears all the time, its the same situation as my scalp (picking and eating, never letting the wounds heal).


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Posted 23 November 2017 - 03:20 PM

I did the exact same thing- pull out hair and eat the skin from the end.


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Posted 30 November 2017 - 08:04 AM

Ironically , was going to post this now about hair eating. My sisters hair weird it sounds. Falls out all the time she's like a sheading puppy Shamelessly, I would eat her hair. I have on some occasion eat dog hair , my own hair, cosplay wig hair .


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Posted 30 November 2017 - 08:52 AM

wow, never thought i'd mention this on the internet (or in general)

 

but ya, i pull out my pubic hairs and eat the skin. its so satisfying

 

 


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Posted 31 December 2017 - 01:42 AM

I eat the whole hair, often. Of course, I shaved my head because the loss was so bad. So sometimes my wig hair. It gets stuck in my teeth :/


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Posted 26 March 2018 - 09:33 AM

wow, never thought i'd mention this on the internet (or in general)

 

but ya, i pull out my pubic hairs and eat the skin. its so satisfying

yup, same... It's so gross, but I love it. I'll spend hours upon hours just plucking out my pubic hair with tweezers one by one and eating the follicle or the whole hair.

 

I used to also pull out my head hair, but I've been much better with that lately, probably cause I've been distracting myself with picking and eating my skin and scabs. And also leg hair. I actually love picking and eating scabs, especially on my scalp after I pulled hair on a spot and it's now bald... Speaking of scabs, I have even created wounds (usually burn, but sometimes cut) just so I can pick and eat the scabs... I'm gross.


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Posted 26 March 2018 - 10:14 AM

I have trichotillomania myself. still haven't come to terms with it likely being trichophagia but I do sometimes eat the follicle. I've never eaten the whole hair though


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Posted 10 April 2018 - 09:55 AM

 I thought I was the only one who did this!!




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