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Hello i need help please i have ocd. my ocd is about cleaning, washing my hands more then 20 times a all. but fear most of sperm in my hand or clothes?

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Dr. Pacita David
Psychiatry 30 years experience
Washing fears away: It certainly appears that you are struggling with fears and compulsive behaviors suggestive of anxiety symptoms characteristic of OCD. Such fears and behaviors have a significant impact on your quality of life. However, this condition is treatable. Recommend that you see a mental health professional for further evaluation. Specific types of medication and counseling are available. All the best.

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Last updated Dec 10, 2015

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