It is possible that you may be having an anxiety problem of obsessive-compulsive disorder. In this problem, there are certain recurring thoughts, as for you, the dirt getting on you. These recurring thoughts turn into obsessions, which converts into doing certain things to reduce the anxiety of the obsessions. Doing the things become the compulsions, compulsory acts to do. For you, the washing of your hands. It would be better to consult a psychologist or psychiatrist to help yourself deal with this problem.
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