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I guess its OCD!

Washing hands in a set routine, uncontrollably. And if don't follow through my routine, I would get more upset.
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Dr. Chethan R S Bangalore | General Physician
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OCD often centers around themes, such as a fear of getting contaminated by germs. To ease your contamination fears, you may compulsively wash your hands until they're sore and chapped. Despite efforts to ignore or get rid of bothersome thoughts, the thoughts or urges keep coming back. This leads to more ritualistic behavior — and a vicious cycle that's characteristic of OCD. The two main treatments for OCD are psychotherapy and medications. Often, treatment is most effective with a combination of these. Consult Psychiatrist...
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