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My daughter constantly licks/spits on her fingertips...

She is 8 years old. She also bites her nails off as far as she can... this licking thing is new though, mabey a couple weeks of it. I asked her why and she said they feel dry... anyone have an idea what's going on? I gave her lotion... still does it.

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Gremlyn1980

Asked by Gremlyn1980 at 12:51 PM on Oct. 20, 2010 in School-Age Kids (5-8)

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  • I did the same thing when I was a child. My fingers also felt dry, so I licked my fingertips. I just noticed one day that I did't do it anymore. I wouldn't worry about it.
    MomMom23

    Answer by MomMom23 at 1:52 PM on Oct. 20, 2010

  • Cool, thanks. :)
    Gremlyn1980

    Comment by Gremlyn1980 (original poster) at 2:55 PM on Oct. 20, 2010

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