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Compulsive cheek biting

Compulsive cheek biting: Introduction

Compulsive cheek biting: A form of obsessive compulsive disorder where a person compulsively bite their own cheeks. Sufferers can feel the pain they inflict on themselves but the feelings of gratification and stress relief prevent them from stopping. The severity and extent of damage to the cheek is variable. Stress and anxiety can trigger the cheek biting. More detailed information about the symptoms, causes, and treatments of Compulsive cheek biting is available below.

Symptoms of Compulsive cheek biting

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  1. Compulsive cheek biting: Introduction
  2. Symptoms
  3. Causes
  4. Treatments
  5. Misdiagnosis
  6. Home Testing
  7. Types
 

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