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BackwardsSuggestions
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(12-18-2011, 07:40 PM)
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It happens every time! I assumed it was me scratching in my sleep but scratching myself enough to start bleeding?! I'm a light sleeper and that would wake me up. Plus, I bite my nails so I couldn't be using them but they look like scratch marks to me. :(







Any ideas?
Carlbeego
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(12-18-2011, 07:41 PM)
Gloves on when you sleep maybe?
AceBandage
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(12-18-2011, 07:43 PM)
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Holy shit man!
Trim those nails properly!
Grinchy
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(12-18-2011, 07:44 PM)
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I had a zit or mosquito bite on my leg and did this in my sleep once. I woke up and there was quite a bit of blood on my sheet. It was jarring at first. I thought I had finally become a woman, but then I saw my leg and realize I was still just a boy.
whitehawk
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(12-18-2011, 07:45 PM)
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Holy shit, much worse than expected. Where some soft comfy gloves dude!
Prez
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(12-18-2011, 07:45 PM)
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Bed bugs?
OneEightZero
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(12-18-2011, 07:45 PM)
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It puts the lotion on its dry skin or else it gets the scratches again.
SteelAttack
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(12-18-2011, 07:46 PM)
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If you bite your nails the edges of them are probably very irregular and sharp, so that might explain the scratch marks. Trim them properly and use some moisturizing lotion in your legs before going to sleep.

It's either that or an angry bear busting into your room every night to sharpen its claws against your legs.
giga
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(12-18-2011, 07:46 PM)
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Pajamas.
Foxix Von
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(12-18-2011, 07:46 PM)
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Oven mitts.


And maybe an exorcism.
Ballistik
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(12-18-2011, 07:47 PM)
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Damn that's crazy. It doesn't happen anymore, but I had a phase a couple of months ago where I would bite myself in my sleep, and wake up in the morning with a bloody lip.
BertramCooper
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(12-18-2011, 07:47 PM)
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You're morphing into the black swan.
Steelrain
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(12-18-2011, 07:47 PM)
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FUUUUUUUUUUUUUU!
MetalAlien
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(12-18-2011, 07:47 PM)
DEMONS!
Wilsongt
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(12-18-2011, 07:48 PM)
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Eczema? My skin can look like that on a particularly bad and itchy night.
Rapstah
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(12-18-2011, 07:49 PM)
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Look at it from the good side: at least you're not scratching someone else until they bleed in your sleep. I would mount cameras to make very sure that is not happening to you though. You might have given someone else the keys to your place in your sleep or who knows what.
Sho_Nuff82
(12-18-2011, 07:49 PM)
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Why do you rule out something else doing the scratching?

jts
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(12-18-2011, 07:49 PM)
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Have a cup of hot cocoa just before going to bed.

It won't help you with that, but damn it tastes so good.
Lionel Mandrake
(12-18-2011, 07:49 PM)
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You wish. Your house is haunted.

That actually looks seriously bad. Yeah, wear oven mitts or something.
shadyspace
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(12-18-2011, 07:54 PM)
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Was hoping to come into this thread and say bed bugs to freak you out but dear God man, that's awful.
mac
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(12-18-2011, 07:57 PM)
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Wow, I kind of do a similar thing but that looks brutal.


First, I suggest some of this.



But you should see a dermatologist. You solution might be something incredibly simple. Maybe try some OTC benadryl as well.
RatskyWatsky
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(12-18-2011, 08:01 PM)
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Wear oven mitts over your hands!
water_wendi
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(12-18-2011, 08:02 PM)
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AOL Keyword: SIGHTINGS
rj118
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(12-18-2011, 08:07 PM)
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Originally Posted by Sho_Nuff82

Why do you rule out something else doing the scratching?

Tashi
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(12-18-2011, 08:09 PM)
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They called him...Kruger
wenis
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(12-18-2011, 08:11 PM)
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I used to scratch myself in bed, but I honestly forgot how I got over it. That also looks like a mild rash I used to get that came from the soap i used to wash my clothes in. Switched to Hypo-allergenic and I'm doing a lot better now. That could also be it. Your body reacts at night to the detergents and all that. You scratch yourself at night pretty badly and think it's a mental thing when it's really your body reacting to a physical trigger.
CabbageRed
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(12-18-2011, 08:15 PM)
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Stretch marks. Your legs are giving birth to new legs while you sleep. It's actually quite common although your symptoms themselves are atypical as most people will only notice that their socks are slowly despairing.
ReBurn
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(12-18-2011, 08:16 PM)
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Originally Posted by Sho_Nuff82

Why do you rule out something else doing the scratching?

Darn.
Horse Detective
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(12-18-2011, 08:19 PM)
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Originally Posted by Tashi0106

They called him...Kruger

You win
harSon
(12-18-2011, 08:20 PM)
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You're turning into a black swan
Tha Robbertster
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(12-18-2011, 08:21 PM)
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Film yourself when you go to sleep and perhaps you can see you scratching yourself.

Or something else....
indigodomino
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(12-18-2011, 08:21 PM)
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set up your webcam to record before going to bed, then post the video :o
Jasup
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(12-18-2011, 08:30 PM)
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I have atopic dertmatitis and do this. These are the three basic rules I live by:

1) remove the irritants: clean bed sheets and regular showers are the first things you have to remember. Shower before going to bed.

2) Use proper ointments to keep your skin from drying, forget the moisturisers sold in supermarkets. Get hydrocortisone cream or similar stuff, consult a dermatologist if you want some proper creams.

3) Clip your nails, do not bite them. Use thin cotton gloves while sleeping if necessary.
questionmark
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(12-18-2011, 08:36 PM)
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That is probably the three most [insert fitting word] pictures I have ever seen.

I can't stop looking.
DMPrince
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(12-18-2011, 08:38 PM)
hopefully your penis don't itch and you scratch that to death.
Impeccable
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(12-18-2011, 08:38 PM)
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It's a ghost.
BackwardsSuggestions
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(12-18-2011, 08:39 PM)
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Originally Posted by questionmark

That is probably the three most [insert fitting word] pictures I have ever seen.

I can't stop looking.

I just like knowing that someone is enjoying staring at my legs.

I'll video myself tonight. Will update with a video in the morning. :)
FOOTE
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(12-18-2011, 08:48 PM)
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Originally Posted by Tashi0106

They called him...Kruger

I once sold a house on Elm St. to a family called the Krugers.


To the OP. Wear some gloves, like others have mentioned, and post your results. Good luck.
BackwardsSuggestions
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(12-19-2011, 10:45 PM)
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Did the gloves thing, woke up without them and scratches on my leg again. More blood this time. They don't have enough time to heal!
backflip10019
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(12-19-2011, 10:47 PM)
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Originally Posted by BackwardsSuggestions

Did the gloves thing, woke up without them and scratches on my leg again. More blood this time. They don't have enough time to heal!

Maybe see a priest?
bud
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(12-19-2011, 10:48 PM)
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Originally Posted by BackwardsSuggestions

Did the gloves thing, woke up without them and scratches on my leg again. More blood this time. They don't have enough time to heal!

the demon wants you to think you're doing it yourself.
sixteen-bit
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(12-19-2011, 10:48 PM)
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videotape yourself sleeping
Sinthetic
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(12-20-2011, 01:44 AM)
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Definitely cut your nails and file them to make them blunt.
Kentpaul
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(12-20-2011, 01:47 AM)
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Holy shit lol, that shit is fucked dude/
Dr. Malik
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(12-20-2011, 01:48 AM)
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Exorcism.... no really
Iadien
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(12-20-2011, 01:52 AM)
Did you have blood on any of your fingers when you woke up? If not... uh

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