Fear of needles, known in the medical literature as needle phobia, is the extreme fear of medical procedures involving injections or hypodermic needles.
Trypa-what? Trypanophobia? If you've ever tried to search for "needle phobia" or
How to Overcome the
What a parent says and does before, during, and after the doctor's appointment
can help to calm a child, reduce her
Is your child scared of getting
The Needle Phobia Page is a starting point for overcoming the
Jul 20, 2012
Q. My preschooler hates going to the pediatrician because she's terrified of getting a shot. She gets herself so worked up that I can't even tell her about an ...
Dr. Pat discusses how a young person can ease their