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Suspicion of suffering with HOCD, get obsessive unacceptable thoughts. How can I detect it?

I think i might be suffering from HOCD. Its the fear of being gay. I think i have ocd. My dad has ocd and im positive i have it too. I tell myself that if i dont do something a certain way, something will happn to a loved one. Also, i have obsessive unacceptable thoughts. Like i cant get a disturbing thought or image out of my head. Please reply soon.
Asked On : Tue, 4 Dec 2012
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Hi addie ,

Family h/o OCD
you have obsessive compulsive thoughts (doubts)
fear of being Gay (ego dystonic)

Kindly meet Nearest Psychiatrist . He may advice you to take a SSRI drug (eg:fluoxetiene) & Regular psychotherapy (Exposure & response prevention therapy). you will better within few weeks to months .

All the Best

Answered: Tue, 4 Dec 2012
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