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13 year-old can't stop picking her spots

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Bobbymac Sat 27-Oct-12 12:04:52

Hi - My DD scratches/picks at spots on her forehead (and then they bleed as a result). I don't know whether she is aware she's doing it (she says they itch), but I'm concerned about scarring. Our GP noticed DD's forehead (when DD had a routine appointment) and suggested that we make an appt if it starts to become a problem. Having waited to see if DD could leave it alone, I'm planning to make a GP appt ASAP but in the meantime, does anyone have any advice? (I'm trying not to make a huge issue out of it, but it is painful to see and it's becoming difficult to deal with).

sleepingdogs Sat 27-Oct-12 18:15:22

Don't we all pick at spots?

tak1ngchances Sat 27-Oct-12 18:22:24

Def do GP, she could have an infection and a course if antibiotics might clear it right up. Poor girl

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