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I have no idea what is wrong with me.

Ever since I can remember I have experienced some sort of perception disorder. It may be hard to understand but sometimes I see the world with the directions moved to the left, I.E. North is East, and South is West. The best way to understand it is looking at a map sideways. This is the way the world appears to me. It changes sometimes when I'm sleeping, or when I'm driving. I can control it to a point, I just want to understand what I have. They say you can find anything on the internet, but I haven't come across anyone with similar symptoms anywhere.
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1699033 tn?1514113133
I obviously cannot diagnose you but it still does not seem like OCD to me.  I think you should discuss this first with your general practitioner who can then refer you to the appropriate people for testing.  
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I haven't, it hasn't really affected me in a negative way. If I am familiar with the area I can get by pretty easily. The thing that makes it seem possibly akin to OCD is the method in which I fix it. There is a road I can take to fix it, but its only fixed if im not looking up, if I see the curve then it doesn't work. I just want to know what it is, so I know if it will ultimately have any negative impact on me in the future.
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1699033 tn?1514113133
This doesn't sound like OCD to me or an anxiety order in general either.  It seems like a brain/eye communication issue...processing issue.  Have you talked to your regular doctor about this?  
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things become shifted. its like everything appears shifted 90 degrees to the left.
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when im driving if there are tall trees blocking my view of large landmarks like mountains or things like that I lose my bearings if i go around a curve. I don't experience any of those other symptoms. As far as being able to control it, I have found certain routs that will change my perception. It's like my brain doesn't understand diagonal lines. It is incredibly difficult to explain without visual aides.
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1699033 tn?1514113133
So while you are driving your vision changes and things appear to be shifted or  do they appear to become hazy and out of focus?  Do you have a racing heartbeat when this happens?  And you say you can control it to a point...how do you do that?
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