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"Also, how likely am I to catch a skin disease..."It practically never happens.If it did then those of us who are not careful about such behaviour would all be diseased.Since we aren't, you must be wasting your time (and anxiety) over this issue.But what you really need to do is not study microbiology and epidemiology, but address the root of the problem.Try to get help with the OCD and get your life back.
... if anyone knows what I shouldn't fear ...
... I've gone to psychiatrists before. I've gotten diagnosed with ADD.
... a clinician may prescribe stimulant medication (such as Ritalin) after misdiagnosing the child with ADHD. Several studies suggest that stimulant therapy may exacerbate obsessive-compulsive thoughts and behaviors or even induce them.