I Am Afraid of Needles

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    Hello to everyone here on ep I'm a new teen

    and I've been afraid of needles so as long as I can remember I've went to get bloodwork done many time but I just can't I nearly faint Once I got my ears pierced it dint hurt but I just blacked out you can just call it phobia If anyone here is too like me I would love to hear...
    Mish2019 Mish2019
    18-21, T
    Feb 22, 2014

    so as a child like 5 yrs in age i woke up with

    strep in my hip one morning. my mom thought i was faking when i said i cant walk so she sent me to school. they called her to come get me n she did then took me to the dr. i was hospitalized for over a week for that. well anyways every single day i had a nurse come in to do...
    Scorpio420 Scorpio420
    22-25, F
    May 29, 2014

    Since The Last One I Am Scared

    it hit a nerve ... and has been grieve ever since for me...the pain I suffer is unforgivable... I hate blood tests too. i freak out the first few minutes when you see them coming with the tray and instruments... same at the dentist.... if some one could read my head when I am...
    czaristacrystals czaristacrystals
    36-40, F
    1 Response Jul 20, 2011

    People always say it's only a small pinch.

    It isn't to me, it's a bloody needle being stuck in your arm! I have emotional breakdowns around needles, today I had three breakdowns because I was due a jab. All within 5-12 minutes. It's hard for to me remain calm around needles, it's something MAJOR in my eyes. People don...
    Getmoriti Getmoriti
    16-17, F
    1 Response Nov 6, 2014

    I threw up when they showed a huge needle in

    Devil's Due (a movie). Whenever I see a needle or know needles are in the room I get really anxious and nervous and then eventually throw up.
    sammichs sammichs
    18-21, F
    May 28, 2014

    Black Eye

    I just faint. Any needle, I faint. It's been that way for the last 18 years. The one that struck me, and I thought, "I should really plan these things out" was getting a shot, and sitting in the waiting room after, fell over into a planter and got a black eye. I now request to be...
    Laslous Laslous
    Jun 1, 2013

    Just thinking about it makes me want to scream

    and throw up. I'm already so nauseous :c
    JessicaTacos JessicaTacos
    18-21, F
    1 Response Dec 22, 2014

    Seriously, I keep on telling my dad

    that I'm horribly afraid of needles, but he keeps saying: "It's just a *****. Nothing major." OH HECK YES IT'S MAJOR. Whenever someone simply talks about getting a blood test or shot, I hug my arms really tightly...I guess it's just a reflex... I have never had a blood test that...
    Redhy11 Redhy11
    18-21, F
    Jul 31, 2014
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