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Hi, I'm 20, and I suppose I have Dermatillomania. I never knew it was a condition until today, and it's a little unnerving. I pick and eat my scabs, which is very embarrassing, and I keep it secret. I pick at my scalp, my legs, my arms, anywhere that there is a scab. I have never gotten treatment, or told my doctor about it in fear of being committed to a psych ward. I usually do it whenever, and I get a little pissed off when people tell me to stop, because they will say it in a snide manner and with a disgusted look. My legs are the worst, they look like I've been eaten alive by mosquitoes. I don't really know whether or not to stop, as I have been doing it for so long and it is somewhat of a comfort and habit to me. So any insight, or ANYTHING would be nice. I had no idea other people suffered from this.