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28 Jul 2005

Needle Prick
Hi Doc,

I suffer from OCD and have a fear of contamination and HIV. My question is if I had to get pricked by a needle, will I always feel it?

I know I sound stupid, but with OCD, these are some of the fears I have to come to terms with.

Many thanks
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01 Jan 0001

Yes you will always feel the needle prick.
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