Patient : I've been cutting myself for a while now. Usually the cuts are small and the bleeding stops after 2 minutes. But today I cut until I saw white flesh. The bleeding was more severe, and lasted 4-5 minutes. My problem is that I don't know when I should see a doctor for my scars? And my other problem is that my father is a doctor, and I'm so scared that he will find out if I have been to the ER. I know that the doctors don't have the right to tell him, but I live in a small town, so I'm sure that he will find out if i have been to the ER.
I try to take care of my scars, but know I am not sure if I can.... Please help me.
I'm seeing a therapist and I'm on medication (Cipralex), but none of this seems to work.
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