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Hello all. I am in my mid-20s. For around 19 years, which means from ever since I could remember, I bit and chewed my fingertips. I had 2 or 3 cms lesions on my fingers, you could see bright red skin/flesh, horrible nails, pain. I also, to a lesser degree, tend to pick scabs off pimples and bite my lips. Pure MDMA - also known as the street drug "Ecstasy" - provided my with the insight necessary to put an end to the lifelong habit of finger biting. I was ashamed of my fingers, ashamed of myself, had tried many times to stop, had tried reading about the issue, but nothing helped me. I felt helpless and totally dominated by this habit. After a couple of uses of aforementioned drug, I realized that while under the influence, I NEVER bit my fingers. NEVER. This led to the desire to break the habit once again. And so I did. I took the decision sober, after one MDMA session, and have not relapsed since. It's been more than 2 years. On all my other attempts, I couldn't go further than days. Please do not think this post is saying "go take some random illegal drug and be cured". NO. Please do not go into the street, buy some random s%#% called "ecstasy" and take it in hope of a magical cure. You can hurt yourself badly. But MDMA has been showing promising use in post-traumatic stress disorder treatment, for example. In my humble opinion, it could be a powerful tool to help with afflictions suck as dermatillomania. Be well.