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A question about questions doctors ask their patients

I've been to see a dermatologist for some skin like boils/abscesses I've been dealing with for some time now. I was just curious, is it the status quo for them to ask if you've picked at the wounds, or only when it's something they suspect you've done? I'm kind of a germophobe so I don't do anything but try to keep them clean. I was caught offguard by the question because it's not the first time he's seen me, or asked me this, and I said no last time, too. I ripped some of the gauze the other day when it was stuck to me, so maybe that's what sparked the question. But it made me wonder if that's a routine question, or not. I feel like I'm a kid at the dentist being asked about flossing, lol.
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Hi Scurvy, Seems perhaps that your nit picking at the question, seems just the kind of thing they would ask on a daily basis, just a straight forwad quetion.
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