Phobias are a type of anxiety disorder where one has a strong, irrational fear of something that poses little or no actual danger. Discuss topics including social phobias, claustrophobia and treatment options.
I have a very intense fear of Hepatitis C and Herpes, though all STDS and permanent diseases/infections terrify me. I was also recently diagnosed with OCD which I think I may have developed from these phobias. I am seeing a therapist and will see a psychiatrist next week about some medicine to help with my OCD (my therapist suggested lexapro might help) but does anyone know how I can deal with this? i am very afraid to leave my bed even most of the time.
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