My sd has horrible hygiene. She has absolutely no interest in anything that has to do w/ being clean. We have to stand there and force her to shower, brush her teeth/hair. She wont use toilet paper AT ALL, and whats worse is that she refuses to wear underwear!! She picks her nose and eats it, or wipes it wherever she is sitting, she bites her nails and they are always sore or infected... I mean I could go on forever. She IS very underdeveloped(physically and socially) for a girl her age, but the things she is doing are behaviors of a 7 or 8 yo girl... we've gotten professional opinions on this. Although its been boiled down to a control issue w/ her (meaning no one can FORCE her to wear underwear or wipe herself) she still needs to start doing these things. Scaring her w/ facts about infection doesnt work, she gets made fun of in school... I am at my wits end and need HELP!!!Answer Question
Answer by MommaLucy at 10:18 AM on Jan. 14, 2009
She needs to be evaluated by a professional psychiatirist - not a pediatrician.
How are her grades? Does she have ANY friends? What do her teachers say?
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