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Scared feeling of everyone around going to throw up. How to overcome this situation?

helo, im 13 and i am terrified that everyone around me is going to throw up, if someone coughs or sneezes that they are going to throw up, if i have someone over, and we sleep in my room i cant sleep at all cuz all i can think about is them throwing up on my stuff, even if were not in my room, im scared, i constantly ask people if they are gunna throw up, is there a name for this and can i get help?
Asked On : Wed, 11 Jul 2012
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Welcome to HealthcareMagic forum.

It seems like you have some kind of obsessive illness.

Obsessive disorder is a mental condition where a person has repeated recurring thoughts. The thoughts may be limited to a particular episode (like in your case) or with many other similar thoughts. This condition can be treated with the help of medications and behavioural therapy.

At the age of 13, I do not think you will be allowed to directly consult a doctor. Hence I recommend you talk to your parents or a guardian about your thoughts. Consulting a psychiatrist for therapy and medication will resolve your symptoms.

Hope this helps.

Answered: Wed, 11 Jul 2012
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