Get your Health question answered in 3 easy steps
A Doctor will be with you shortly
Ask a Doctor Now
168 Doctors are Online

Is this normal for a person with ocd?

Hi, Ive got ocd , im a christian. I am a deeply obsesed person with god, I feel sometimes my ocd, is telling me to do things i dont want to, such as masturbate. As a chrisitian, i know im sinning, and i cant help it. it says theres nothing out there if i dont masturbate. Right now, its told me to write this message and if i dont theres nothing out there.Is this normal for a person with ocd?
Asked On : Wed, 17 Nov 2010
Answers:  1 Views:  166
Report Abuse
Share on Facebook
Share on Twitter
Share on Google+
Question is related to
Diseases and Conditions
General & Family Physician 's  Response
Dear Shaun Fielld, Welcome to healthcaremagic, community forum...
First, Obsessive compulsive disorder is not normal. If you think you really have this condition, then you need to take it seriously. Consult a psychiatrist for treatment.
Second, I don't understand, how masturbation is considered as sin!?!. Masturbation is a normal physiological act. There is no harm done to yourself or any other individual. So why do you consider this a 'sin'??
Seeking knowledge or sharing them is also normal.
My suggestion is talk to a doctor, discuss your symptoms, and if you really have the symptoms of OCD, psychological therapies are needed.
Answered: Thu, 18 Nov 2010
I find this answer helpful
Disclaimer: These answers are for your information only and not intended to replace your relationship with your treating physician.
This is a short, free answer. For a more detailed, immediate answer, try our premium service [Sample answer]


Loading Online Doctors....
© Ebix, Inc. All Rights Reserved.
All the information, content and live chat provided on the site is intended to be for informational purposes only, and not a substitute for professional or medical advice. You should always speak with your doctor before you follow anything that you read on this website. Any health question asked on this site will be visible to the people who browse this site. Hence, the user assumes the responsibility not to divulge any personally identifiable information in the question. Use of this site is subject to our Terms & Conditions
Already Rated.
Your rating:

Ask a Doctor