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I Have a Phobia of Needles

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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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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'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 Can't Bare The See Them In Drips On Tv Patients Even

    it freaks me out. everytime I have a blood test I ask if I can lay down now last time I had to give 6 or 8 vials of blood ... that was a shock but I did cope better then I thought I would... it hurt a little but the lady who did it was great. I want to learn how to take blood...
    IceEntice IceEntice 36-40, F 1 Response Oct 26, 2012

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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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    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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    Hii! I believe I have Ligyrophobia, fear od loud noises, it isn't diagnosed or anything.but yeah. Basically, if there's a storm and I am not "inside" I get extremely nervous, plus...
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    I have a phobia of needles and any sharp, needle-like object, like an insect stinger. It sucks when I need a flu shot, because even though I KNOW it won't be that bad, I panic! It...
    ADawnS ADawnS 18-21, F 5 days ago

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    I'm 15 and iv been dealing with this phobia for as long as I can remember, I haven't actually threw up in a few years but I always feel nauseous now days and my anxiety attacks are...
    swimming03 swimming03 18-21, F 2 Responses Sep 27

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    I had an egyptian boyfriend who kept slipping off condoms during sex. So I started using a female condom and he pulled the condom out of me during sex. I tried getting the District...
    cottoncandyday cottoncandyday 26-30, F Oct 5

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    I have a phobia of tomato sauce?! I can't touch the bottle, smell it, eat it or be near someone eating it!
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    I have the phobia of expired milk e.e
    ArcticPotato ArcticPotato 13-15, F 3 Responses Oct 6

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    I have a phobia of big trees I don't know why.
    misfitoutsider misfitoutsider 13-15, F 2 Responses Oct 6

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    I have some kind of height phobia. You know what the inside of embassy suites where you can look down at the lobby. That scares me sooo much and I don't know why
    Experiencevisionary Experiencevisionary 13-15, M 2 Responses Oct 6

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    I have a huge fear of escalators but only the ones that travel downward. It's really weird and I have the phobia because of a dream I had when I was like 9. I fell down an...
    Madis9957 Madis9957 13-15, F Oct 11

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    Definitely had a traumatic and extremely embarrassing experience today. While at a farmers market, I ordered some three cheese pierogies. Much to my surprise and horror, I took a...
    jwest230 jwest230 22-25, F Oct 12

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    I am extremely afraid of tall building. I always feel like they will fall on top of me and I will be crushed. I guess it it's the weirdest phobia but tall building terrify me
    dambookworm17 dambookworm17 13-15, F 2 Responses 5 days ago

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    Technically the last time I checked it's not recognized as a true phobia but......trypophobia.....the fear of small clusters of circles or asymmetrical shapes.....just thinking...
    xXhollypotatoXx xXhollypotatoXx 18-21, F 1 day ago

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    I've never actually liked needles since that first awful injection they give you as a baby. I haven't that specific memory, but ever since I have avoided having needles whenever I...
    Skjeggstad Skjeggstad 22-25, F 2 Responses 1 day ago

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    Hate being stuck with needles for lab work and for IV's. They always usually do not get it done with one try.
    Didro56 Didro56 56-60, F 1 Response Oct 1

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    My mother has been passive aggressive my whole life yet I just realized it in my early 40's. My father died 3 years ago and that's when her PA really escalated. The first 6...
    alleb1990 alleb1990 41-45 3 Responses Oct 5

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    My cousin has the phobia of high heels. I'm not surprised :P I don't like them too XD
    ArcticPotato ArcticPotato 13-15, F 4 Responses Sep 27

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    Do you take medication for your Social Anxiety/Phobia? If so what do you take and how does it affect you? Do you like/hate it?
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    Who finds stalking romantic? That's not romantic that's creepy call the mutherfucking cops! And someone told me if you stalks someone in the ghetto there gonna trace the stalker...
    ArcticPotato ArcticPotato 13-15, F 1 Response Sep 26

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    I suffer from anxiety, particularly in social situations but also in relation to certain phobia stuff as well. I get regular panic attacks and have been struggling to cope just...
    RealJax0009 RealJax0009 26-30, M 2 Responses Sep 30

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    I have a fear of the unknown.
    kiddishguy kiddishguy 26-30, M 2 Responses Oct 6

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    I have agoraphobia (fear of freeway/straight roads)
    roselani2005 roselani2005 26-30, F 2 Responses Oct 6

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    Because of the recent cold/low humidity weather my "tire pressure low" light has been on for a week. I still haven't went to the gas station to fill it.
    dollxparts dollxparts 22-25, F Oct 6

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    I have a fear of music boxes
    drinksandflowers drinksandflowers 18-21, F 4 Responses Oct 6

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    I have a fear of calling people on the phone.
    augustus2009 augustus2009 26-30, M 3 Responses Oct 6

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    I have this insanely weird fear of underwater logs. Every time I go swimming I have a constant worry of my feet touching a log. Idk why I'm afraid of them I have never had tho...
    xxrep99xx xxrep99xx 13-15, F 4 Responses Oct 6

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    I have a fear of: cotton balls.
    TheSignOfLibra TheSignOfLibra 13-15, F 1 Response Oct 6

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    So the car I was in got struck by lightning today (for anyone that doesn't know, I have a severe phobia of lightning). I ended up in the emergency room and they had to sedate me to...
    Skater1367 Skater1367 16-17, M 1 Response Oct 6

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    Scopophobia. I can't stand being near the front of the class or even having one person behind me because I always feel like I'm being stared at. Like everyone's looking at me and...
    left4deadspace left4deadspace 16-17, M 2 Responses Oct 7

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    Seeing eye dogs for the blind; TOTALLY understandable, sercice dogs for the elderly or severely disabled, TOTALLY understandable....but bringing what is obviously an annoying lap...
    AntonioV AntonioV 46-50, M Oct 8

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    To some people this won't make sense, and honestly it doesn't make much sense to me....but I have always hated talking on the phone, to the point that it's become phobia-esque. At...
    LovelessBlue LovelessBlue 18-21, F 1 Response Oct 10

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    When I was a child, I was always so soft-spoken that whenever anything bad happened at a family gathering, my cousins all blamed me, because they knew I wouldn't dare stand up for...
    medialahem medialahem 18-21 Oct 11

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    To get married and have kids .-.
    ArcticPotato ArcticPotato 13-15, F 3 Responses Oct 12

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    Now this story is really quite funny to recall. Well. It's sad of course I went through this. But it's still kind of funny. I was so fed up of high school. I felt so much like a...
    1lonelydaisy 1lonelydaisy 70+, F Oct 13

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    I've just had a bit of an eye opening week, I thought I'd share it here and maybe find someone who can relate. I'm going to try and keep it positive. I'm not sure about other...
    viviq66 viviq66 18-21, F 3 Responses 3 days ago

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    I am 23 years old and have suffered with emetophobia for as long as I can remember. I can recall a few instances that I can only assume it stemmed from, the main being when I got...
    sashanic0le sashanic0le 22-25, F 1 Response 3 days ago

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