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Why do People Eat Scabs

You may have such questions as How Long Does It Take for a Scab to Heal and How to Treat Scalp Scabs,or you may also seek several helpful information about What Is The Name Of The Scab Eating Disorder. Besides,you may be interested in answers related to Compulsive Scab Picking,too. Read more as following:

The reason why some people may eat their scabs, or other weird things could be due to Pica. Most babies, and small children have this condition because they lack nutrients like: iron, zinc, etc.

How Long does It Take for a Scab to Heal?

Your scab can take anywhere from 5 days to 10 days to completely heal and disappear. You should be sure to clean the cut thoroughly when it first happens and apply some Neosporin to speed up the healing process.... More »

How to Treat Scalp Scabs?

The best thing you can use to treat scalp scabs is tea tree oil. It is an oil that can be bought for around $10 to $20 in a pharmacy or large retail store. The good and authentic oil can be found in an herbal store. You can mix the tea tree oil in wi... More »

What is the name of the scab eating disorder?

There is no medical name for it that I could find however everywhere is calling it Scab Picking Disorder.... More »

What makes a scab heal faster?

Scabs are the body's barrier against infection. Make sure to keep the area clean and dry, and to help promote healing apply an antibiotic ointment like Neosporen.... More »

What is the fastest way to heal a scab?

just leave it alone... dont pick at it,,, don't try to... well.... i guess you could cover it up..... but there is not remedy to heal it just let your platelets do their work.... More »

Why do some people eat their scabs and dandruff?

That's really weird! Lol but in clinical studies its because of that insecurity on the bidy that people can be condomned by :)... More »

16 comments

  1. Boy Named Sue Reply:

    I eat my scabs and dandruff ALL the time… I don’t usually notice it but sometimes I do it even if I KNOW i’m doing it… HELP please

  2. Tomato Reply:

    How can I remove scabs as quickly as possible? Theyre not all that bad but I want them gone completely. By the way, Neosporin is not available here in the United Kingdom.

  3. Mindy Reasor Reply:

    From scabs on your legs, to the internal parts. Like your tubes, or any other body part.

  4. Haley Reply:

    As cannibalism is defined as ‘someone who eats human flesh’ does eating a scab count too?

  5. Konstantinos Reply:

    Also with scabs, if you eat your scabs, are you considered a cannibal?
    I don’t do that though, that’s nasty. >:P

  6. Gimpy Reply:

    ive been picking and eating my scabs since i was 5. it’s been a bad habit ive never been able th break and now im 19 and still do it. so am i or will i go crazy from eating my own flesh?

  7. Celeste Reply:

    Yes, its gross, but what does it mean, i do it when i am stressed, like pick at an imperfection, resulting in a scab. I don’t eat the scab. I read people do that.

  8. Denisy Reply:

    POLL:do you scream at mice with your shirt off and, or, eat peoples scabs?

  9. Scorpio Reply:

    POLL:do you scream at mice with your shirt off and or eat peoples scabs?

  10. Jessie J Xxx Reply:

    POLL:do you scream at mice with your shirt off and, or, eat peoples scabs?

  11. Faith Reply:

    POLL:do you scream at mice with your shirt off and or eat peoples scabs?

  12. Eduardo G Reply:

    I have always wondered if eating your scabs effects your health. I do not eat my scabs that is extremely gross and disgusting, but im just wondering.

  13. Ooooo Reply:

    i always eat scabs is it bad for me?

  14. Maie Reply:

    I always eat my scabs, is it unhealthy? What can I do to stop it?
    This is not a joke I don’t like the texture or anything but I just always pick it then eat it.

  15. Sarah Pierson Reply:

    I eat my scabs, and my wife’s scabs, and my friend’s scabs.

  16. Karz91 Reply:

    I know many kids eat scabs when they are younger, but im 28 years old and still do it.
    I know it sounds disgusting, but I need to know if this is a common thing, a bad habit or a phycholgical prob! I dont see it any different than biting the skin around your fingers.

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