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I am having irrational fears that the dyes, alcohol, aloe in

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I am having irrational fears that the dyes, alcohol, aloe in my sunscreen are going to be metabolized in my system and effect my hormones, sex drive, libido, etc. I have been self diagnosing on Google which is never good for my diagnosed OCD. please help
Submitted: 8 months ago.
Category: Medical
Expert:  Dr. Rick, MD replied 8 months ago.

Hi. My name is***** and I am online and available to help you today. Thank you for your patience.

Question and answer is just one of the services I offer. I can also provide you with premium services, such as live telephone or skype consultation, at a small additional cost. Let me know if you are interested.

How long have you had these fears?

Do you have any other medical problems or take any medications?

This is not an answer, but an Information Request. I need this information to answer your question. Please reply, so I can answer your question. I look forward to helping you.

Customer: replied 8 months ago.
Hi Dr. Rick - thanks for your response. I actually requested a psychiatrist because I know my fears are irrational but I have been dealing with OCD since I was eight or nine years old
Expert:  Dr. Rick, MD replied 8 months ago.

OK. I will opt out so a psychiatrist can assist you.

I hope things are better for you soon.

Customer: replied 8 months ago.
No other medical problems
Expert:  Dr. Rick, MD replied 8 months ago.


Customer: replied 8 months ago.
Seems like I never got referred to anyone