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If you are cutting yourself - PLEASE get help so you can learn how to stop this and take care of yourself. Get the help of your doctor and a counselor/therapist. You should also ask your doctor how to get the help of your parents. If fear of what your parents will do or say is an issue - your doctor can help be an advisor and advocate for you. It might not be easy, but believe me, in the long run it will be better than continuing to cut and hurt yourself. Good luck.
Elizabeth Lee , M.D.