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What Is The Best Treatment For Repeated Hand Washing
I have two irregular shaped, coin size red patches on left inner and right outer wrists from hand washing in hot water. Moisturizer makes it sting. What is the best product/treatment to use?
Is there any treatments on over comming exssesive hand washing after each blood draw? I belive I have ocd:(
Yes: Excessive hand washing is one sign of ocd, but this needs to be evaluated and diagnosed by a mental health professional. If it turns out you have ocd, there are several effective treatments available, including medications and certain types of therapy (cbt). I don't know if you're the one performing or receiving the blood draws, but anxiety often makes ocd symptoms temporarily worse. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Behavior therapy: Consider a form of psychotherapy called "exposure and response prevention" (erp). It might take a little research on your part to find a psychologist who is trained in this form of treatment. If you want to try self help first, get the book "stop obsessing!: how to overcome your obsessions and compulsions" by edna foa. Medication may also have a role, in combination with therapy. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
See below: Depends on how the exposure is. If ingested, exposed to the eyes or a mucosa surface, the detergents can be harmful. If you have any concerns about a present exposure, call your local poison control center for advise. ...Read more
Either: Unclear what type of gloves you are referring to, but either of the two options you have described should serve the purpose. ...Read more
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