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I Have a Phobia of Needles

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    phobia does not even begin to describe it.

    i had been dreading this day for a long time now. all the calendar said was kids dr appt. my stepbrother had been teasing me saying i was going to get shots and they were going to hurt and he couldn't wait to see me cry. i was sick to my stomach just thinking about it.the whole...
    xoxokitty930 xoxokitty930 18-21, F 4 Responses Jan 8

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    Hello There (:

    Hello, I'm Katie. I've had belonephobia since I was about 10. It was trauma-induced. I got into a bike accident (with myself and a parked car! I'm clumsy!) And the handlebars pushed my pancreas into my spine, of all things. I was admitted to the Children's Hospital of...
    midnightdancer midnightdancer 16-17, F 1 Response Aug 22, 2011

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    Belonephobia/ Trypanophobia

     I was hospitalized in 5th grade for a bruised pancreas. I recieved about 10 needles for drawing blood or injecting meds and such, and on top of that I had about four different I.V.s. Needless to say (HAH the word needles is in that word.), I am now traumatized. If there is...
    rawrkatiee rawrkatiee 13-15, F 2 Responses Mar 13, 2009

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    I have the worse fear of needles.

    When I get older, I have to take testosterone (shots) when I get older.
    Demonb524 Demonb524 13-15, T 1 Response Jan 2

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    I'm Afraid

    I'm 22 years old and I'm a Registered Veterinary Technician, I'm like the animal nurse. I can do anything to animals involving needles, but if it involves me or another human I freak. I don't like the word, I don't like pictures, and I especially don't like the idea of a...
    crzcarr10 crzcarr10 22-25, F 1 Response Nov 18, 2009

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    I seriously got shots the other day

    and wailed more than the two month old in the next room. Also I'm 17 I was screaming and crying and shaking I hate needles. Plus I had to get my blood drawn. There is a nice bruise mark in my hand of where I bit down so hard, and a nice howdy-do.......I have to go back for more...
    KateTheStraightedge KateTheStraightedge 18-21, F 1 Response Dec 31, 2014

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    I Hate Them.

    I am terrified of needles. Even the thought of them makes me start to panic. Since their is a long line of Anemics in my family I have to have a blood test soon. Im so scared, my step father bought some stuff that I just rub onto my skin to freeze it, but I don't think it will...
    TheBoxWolf TheBoxWolf 16-17, F 3 Responses Jul 20, 2009

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    Every time I go to the hospital

    or emergency room and they try to take my blood I have a panic attack
    captaindani captaindani 13-15, F 1 Response Dec 4, 2014

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    Not Sure Why...

    I've always had a fear of needles, and to be honest, anything medical (Doctors, dentists, hospitals) And recently its been getting worse. I had my 3rd HPV a while ago, and apparantly I was hysterical, but I don't even remember it. Just writing this I've found myself bringing my...
    Titch1993 Titch1993 18-21, F Apr 19, 2010

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    Not Really You See I Don't Mind Doing It to Others

    It's just when someone tries to do it to me that I flip-out. Especially threatening if it's a man weilding the long needle..  *shivers and chills all up my spine* I don't mind sticking really thick needles into dogs and cats. They have a different physiology anyway, it...
    TheLuckyHobo TheLuckyHobo 31-35, M 7 Responses Feb 27, 2009

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    Great Big Phobia Of Needles, Ruining My Life

    I cnt exactly pinpoint where my phobia began or how or even why.All i know is that since the age of 15 I have avoided needles or anything 2do with them at all costs.The last time I went to the dentist they told me I need 6 fillings and an extraction (you wont believe the fear I...
    kmarie25 kmarie25 22-25, F 4 Responses Jan 14, 2010

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    Needle Troubles :(

    Sometimes I freak out really bad when I have a doctors appointment. I cant take it anymore...just thinking about having to get a shot makes me get all nervous and I start to sweat. So the other day in class we were learning about HIV and Birth control and such when all of a...
    Kitty2shits Kitty2shits 18-21, F Feb 21, 2012

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    Well I mean come on? Who really likes having a

    needle stab through their arms and insert things into them or steal your blood? I know I don't, they hurt and they're scary.
    wedgieshurtalot wedgieshurtalot 16-17, F 2 Responses Dec 31, 2014

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    Shaking

    when i go to the doctors i get so nervous. I'm scared they'll want to draw blood from me. when they actually do have a needle i start shaking like really bad to the point where there needs to be other doctors to keep me still. it's ridicules.
    gothicromantic gothicromantic 16-17, F 3 Responses Jul 15, 2009

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    Definatly .........

     i Can't stand them it's the only thing I'm scared of. not spiders not anything else just needles. i was told i needed a filling at the dentist and i said "no needles!" but of course you have to have an injection to numb it. anyways i ended up having gas and air...
    LunaWolff LunaWolff 18-21, F 1 Response Jul 14, 2009

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    Three Of Them

    In a few days weeks or months Im having 3 to prevent some sort of cancer but the last time ive had any injections I've passed out because of the phobia. Now it will be even more embaressing because im at school when I pass out there they make such a fuss. Im pretty sure Im going...
    thedimone thedimone 13-15, F Sep 19, 2012

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    I have this phobia and I feel like I'm the only one that has it. I've never seen or talked to anyone else that has had it. So if anyone wants to talk about there's, I'd be open to...
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    Are these real phobias? Are they not just what you fear?... Phobias can lead to agoraphobia- ahh yeah........
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    Anyone with anxiety deal with any fears or phobias? I do & it really ****** me off
    FreeSpirit02 FreeSpirit02 18-21, F 3 Responses Aug 21

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    I used to have one of oddly shaped holes. I used to get caught in holes as a kid and I wouldn't see them when I would be playing and just boom fall in a hole.
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    Some people are so arrogant and ignorant, it annoys me so much. Like yes, my phobia is real. Dumbass.
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