Many people bite their nails at some point, especially as children. It can range from an occasional benign behavior to a deeply ingrained self-mutilative behavior. Many people who begin biting their nails as children eventually outgrow the habit. For others, it becomes a lifelong habit that can be extremely difficult to quit. Nail biting typically begins in childhood and may accelerate during adolescence. Biting your nails can be a nervous habit, possibly an effort to find temporary relief from stress and anxiety. Not everyone with these disorders bites their nails. Nail biting can include biting the nail, the cuticle , and tissue around the nail.
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Jump to content. A bite injury may need to be closed by a health professional, may require antibiotic medicines, or both. The decision to close a wound with stitches, staples, or skin adhesive depends on:.
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