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I have been in recovery from alcoholism since January with one relapse in July. I have been on Paxil 60 mg, Campral 666 mg three times a day, Was taking Seroquel but the sedation and after affects were so bad I couldn't deal...same story with trazodone...so I'm on Ambien 12.5 mg at night. Things are okay except I noticed my skin picking is worse to the point i'm getting chronic skin changes and have had ato have biopsy and are talling me its just atrophic and to stop picking it. I'm trying really hard. Any tried and true ideas? Vitamin A I heard somewhere...gloves? jewelry? a stop sign? I've thought of everything. Iam just wondering if besides these measures if the Campral, Paxl, and Neurontin may help with it. When I was on Zyprexa and Seroquel, I had no skin picking...very strange.

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That is not that strange if your skin picking is an OCD thing. AAPs are known to help with those urges for some. You might want to try a different, less sedating AAP and see if that helps. Or talk to your doctor about that, etc.

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