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Am I having obsessive thoughts?

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I've never told my tdoc about the thoughts I often have in some situations.
It's probably not serious but they still come sorta alot. So I'm wondering if I have some kind of "OCD" obsessive thoughts?

Like today I was going down some stairs and I got the thought I'd fall and hurt myself.
Some days ago I put on the oven in the kitchen and I was afraid it'd start to burn. Also when I'm in the bus or crossing the road I get the thought something will hit me (or the bus will crash).

Does it sound like a problem..? Should I tell my tdoc about this?
Many thanks.

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It never hurts to tell your tdoc about anything that concerns you. However, I believe the diagnosis of OCD requires that you have significant impairment to your life before it would be considered pathological. Just having a few obsessive thoughs doesn't necessarily mean that you have OCD. In fact, I'd say it is quite normal. But you may be suffering from anxiety so, yes, I'd bring it up to my tdoc.

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As JT said, it's best to talk to your tdoc about it, but obsessive thoughts are usually patterns of anxiety (if that makes any sense). So worrying that you'd fall down the stairs every time you went near one would be obsessive. What you are talking could be an intrusive thought (link has more info). Apparently everyone gets intrusive thoughts, it's when they start causing you anxiety that they become a problem.

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