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    PHC-nurse reacted to Wuzzie in How many of you disinfect car after work?   
    Scrubs to the grocery store? Well if I gotta then I do. Shoes in the garage? Nope-dining room. Scrubs washed separately? Never. 
    Things I have not caught from work:
    Ebola, SARS, HIV, MRSA ,VRE, Misc. Staph..
    Things I have caught from work:
    Mycoplasma and RSV.  Please note both are respiratory transmission so no amount of cleaning , short of snorting bleach, would have prevented it. 
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    PHC-nurse reacted to Davey Do in How many of you disinfect car after work?   
    I am truly sorry you experienced trauma, PHC-nurse and have the insight to see that one of the ways in which you deal with your anxiety is through cleaning.
    A behavior is counterproductive only when it profoundly affects our abilities to function in a so-called normal manner. For example, if you refused to take your children to school because you hadn't disinfected your car, there might be a cause for concern. As long as you have your priorities reasonably intact, do what makes you feel safer or more secure.
    We all have our foibles and idiosyncrasies. We really only need assistance dealing with them when our quirks profoundly affect our health, relationships, or work. If our lives are profoundly affected, then we need to seek professional assistance.
    Good luck and the best to you, PHC-nurse!
     
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    PHC-nurse got a reaction from Leader25 in How many of you disinfect car after work?   
    So I’ve recently had some trauma that has resulted in some OCD behaviors. So After I finish my shift I immediately come home from work, shower, wash my scrubs, and I will wipe down my car with Lysol wipes.
    I am just wondering if others do this too, specifically cleaning their car after working, or if this is excessive behavior and I don’t really need to be sanitizing my car. I have young kids, and the trauma/OCD behaviors is linked to them and feeling like I have to protect them and keep them safe. But if this is something unnecessary I don’t want to be feeding my compulsions and making my ocd worse. 
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    PHC-nurse got a reaction from Leader25 in How many of you disinfect car after work?   
    So I’ve recently had some trauma that has resulted in some OCD behaviors. So After I finish my shift I immediately come home from work, shower, wash my scrubs, and I will wipe down my car with Lysol wipes.
    I am just wondering if others do this too, specifically cleaning their car after working, or if this is excessive behavior and I don’t really need to be sanitizing my car. I have young kids, and the trauma/OCD behaviors is linked to them and feeling like I have to protect them and keep them safe. But if this is something unnecessary I don’t want to be feeding my compulsions and making my ocd worse. 
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