Nail biting, also known as onychophagy or onychophagia, is an oral compulsive
habit. .... Nail biting may cause multiple adverse conditions". Postgrad Med.
Nov 22, 2015 ... WebMD explains the reasons for nail biting and provides tips to help you stop the
Jul 26, 2014 ... This painful condition may have to be drained surgically. Bacterial infections
caused by nail biting are actually one of the most common nail ...
Anxiety can cause many different tics and habits. One of the most common is nail
biting. Biting your nails is a strange way to react to anxiety and stress, but it is ...
Mar 13, 2015 ... Are you mindlessly twisting your hair or biting your nails as you read this ...
damaging than many people realize — as an underlying cause.
... the underlying causes of the behavior and think about whether there's stress in
... Unless your child really wants to stop biting his nails, you probably can't do ...
No one knows for sure what causes onychophagia (the medical name for nail
biting) or why it starts at such young ages. Stress and medical issues are listed as
Jul 10, 2014 ... I propose that there is no special cause of nail biting – not breastfeeding, chronic
anxiety or a lack of motherly love. The advantage of this move ...
Apr 9, 2015 ... Nail biting does way more than ruin your fresh manicure. ... for wicked witches: "
Warts on your fingers can be caused by human papillomavirus, ...
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biting also causes some negative social and psychological consequences for the