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tactile hallucinations and ocd

A 20-year-old male asked:
Dr. Eric Weisman
36 years experience Neurology
Distressing?: The voices in your head are loud, argumentative and distressing. I'd get that fixed. Why put up with it if you don't have to? OCD comes in many flav ... Read More
Dr. Ana Adelstein
27 years experience Clinical Psychology
Expert Diagnosis?: Obsessions = unwanted & sometimes disturbing thoughts or images that pop into mind & don't easily go away. They tend 2cause a lot of anxiety & ... Read More

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A 20-year-old male asked:
Dr. Margret Rose Dellosso
19 years experience Clinical Psychology
Yes: Thoughts get louder the longer we focus on them. If the thoughts surround the things we obsess about then anxiety makes the volume increase. Learn to ... Read More
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A 32-year-old male asked:
Dr. Michael Arena
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Not likely.: Mild to moderate insomnia in and of itself is not likely to cause psychosis.
Dr. John Stieber
43 years experience Orthodontics
Possibly: The symptoms you are having could be from several sources and a good general check up is a good place to start including complete blood studies. Firs ... Read More
Dr. Adrienne Pasek
12 years experience Clinical Psychology
Anxiety and sleep: Not sleeping, such as chronic insomnia, can have adverse affects on the brain. This can cause increased anxiety, which can include an increase in your ... Read More
A 16-year-old male asked:
Dr. David Tabby
37 years experience Neurology
Unlikely: but major depression could cause them
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A 18-year-old female asked:
Dr. Imad Khreim
39 years experience Psychiatry
YES/NO: You are describing behaviors of an obsessive compulsive nature. These associations and contingencies certainly happen in ocd and in people with obs ... Read More
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A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. William Golden
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Sounds like OCD: Yes, feeling like you have to do things and touch things sounds like ocd. Medication and behavioral therapy are the most effective treatments for ocd.
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A 20-year-old member asked:
Dr. Nicholas Nomicos
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Depends: This may be a normal period of time where you are naturally wanting to be physically close with your wife, or it could be something more serious. If i ... Read More
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A 18-year-old female asked:
Dr. Danny Proffitt
43 years experience Family Medicine
You need help.: By your description, you need to get professional help. I would start with a pcp or clinical psychologist and perhaps a psychiatrist. You seem to ha ... Read More
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A 53-year-old male asked:
Dr. John Chiu
Dr. John Chiu answered
57 years experience Allergy and Immunology
Answered this before: I recognize you from a previous question. First- unless you do not use toilet paper, it is highly unlikely that any e coli would reach your belt via ... Read More
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