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10 Feb 2004

I am scratching my head virtually the whole day. Is this just
a bad habit or could it be Tourettes. Is there a cure for this
as I would like to stop this habit.
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01 Jan 0001

Richard, it sounds more like a bad habit (like biting your nails) than a real disorder. The best would be to wear a hat or something for a while to draw your attention to when you try to scratch your head unknowingly. Before you do this, the best would be to see your doctor to make sure that you don’t have a skin disorder that causes you to scratch it all the time. Good luck.
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