What causes excessive cleaning habit?
Ocd is treatable.
Thanks for your query,
OCD is a chronic psychiatric and like other illness very effective treatment available for this. Contamination symptoms in OCD (lead to excess washing) are very common.
Such cases need long term treatment. Depending on availability combined treatment in form of prescription medicines (Like Fluvoxamine and Fluoxetine) and counseling treatment in form of exposure & response prevention best for this condition. As medicines are prescription medicines, so for treatment you need to meet nearby psychiatrist. If you are in XXXXXXX you can consult me personally in XXXXXXX
Usually improvement comes after 3-6 weeks of starting treatment. If patient do not improve with initial treatment then medication doses need to increase or changed. Most patients improve significantly after regular treatment.
Yes we do CBT also in our clinic.
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From furhter information it is clear that you are having severe OCD. We provide CBT also in our Confidence Clinic. It is given by our psychologist XXXXXXX XXXXXXX who is trained from NIMHANS Banglore.
In many females symptoms severity increase around periods. You are welcome to visit next week.
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