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A 34-year-old male asked:

My ocd is getting worse and i m starting to get suicidal. is it dangerous? tried all treatments. male. 35.

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Dr. Robert Kwok
Pediatrics 35 years experience
Yes, quite dangerous: A person who has suicidal ideations (thoughts or plans), gestures, or attempts needs evaluation and treatment right away. The recommended way to get treatment is to visit an emergency room, by ambulance or by having a companion drive. In the US, the emergency phone number for an ambulance is 911. One can also find suicide prevention hotline numbers online, for his or her local area.
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Dr. Susan Rhoads
Family Medicine 40 years experience
Do get help right away! The national suicide hotline : Call 1-800-273-8255 See https://suicidepreventionlifeline.org/ They even have a chat function.
May 20, 2018
Last updated May 20, 2018

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