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never sure if i had ocd or not

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sun123

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hey if someone out there could tell me. i'm pretty sure i have ocd because i did lots of research and looked on forums. however i'm too scared to get an actual diagnosis because i don't want to talk to my parents. i also am anxious and selfharmed my nails. It hurts a lot sometimes and since i'm a pianist i can't play properly. but i always thought it was just a "bad habit". but i realised even though i know it's terrible to do it i can't stop doing it. i just need to do it even if i stop doing it for a day i need to do it the next day. if i don't do it i feel unsatisfied and terrible and just like something's nagging at me the entire day and i feel anxious and just not right in general. is this ocd or am i thinking of the wrong thing
 
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Narcissist714

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No one here can diagnose you unless they have formal training. Is there a reason why you don’t want to tell your parents?
 
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sun123

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they have some sort of stigma against mental health and always speak strangely towards it whenever i hint or talk about it. i also don't really have the best relationship with them. my house is pretty dysfunctional.
 
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I think you should still tell them because only a professional can figure out why you’re doing that and treat it. It doesn’t sound like ocd but I could be wrong. The way to know for sure is to see someone.
 
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