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Acne Problem due to obsessive smelling of hands

Patient: I smell my hands and that leads to acne I only have acne around my nose where I smell my hands and I and wondering how can I stop smelling my hands because smelling my hands is a habit so how can I stop smelling my hands to get rid of acne

 

 

Symptoms: acne

 

 

Doctor: There is no relation between smelling hands and acne. You seem to be suffering from an Obsessive Compulsive Disorder (OC D) and would benefit by visiting a Neuropsychiatrist in this regard.

 


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Dr. Jimmy Obaji M.D.

Dr. Jimmy Obaji M.D.

Dr. Jimmy Obaji completed his residency in Family Medicine at the University of Manitoba. He currently operates a walk-in-clinic in downtown Toronto.

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