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saraa
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Hello,

First, I am a germaphobe. It has gotten to the point where I will sanitize after I touch anything deemed "not okay" in my mind. If I'm in the kitchen and touch something "not okay" I will just wash my hands quickly...but there are times I'll wash quickly 10 times within minutes. It all just depends on what I touch. There are far more things that are "not okay" than "okay, even in my own house. It affects my daily life. I have tried to stop, and tell myself I don't need to sanitize but I can't get over it.
Second, I think I might be depressed but am not sure.
Who would I see about these things?

Lastly, I am considering starting birth control but I'm not sure if I want to. What would be the best options for me, birth control wise?

Thanks.

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Sam W
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Hi Sara,

The best person to talk to about your first concerns would be a mental health professional, like a counselor.

For your second question, Birth Control Bingo is a good place to start, since it will guide you through options based on your preferences.

Birth Control Bingo!

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thank you!

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