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Fear of needles

Fear of needles, known in the medical literature as needle phobia, is the extreme fear of medical procedures involving injections or hypodermic needles.

What is Trypanophobia? 6 Facts About Fear of Needles - Healthline

Trypa-what? Trypanophobia? If you've ever tried to search for "needle phobia" or "fear of shots," you've probably come across some very odd and confusing ...

4 Ways to Overcome the Fear of Injections - wikiHow

How to Overcome the Fear of Injections. Hate them all you might, injections are largely unavoidable. Most commonly, injections are used to vaccinate patients, ...

Helping a Child Who Is Afraid of Shots - WebMD

What a parent says and does before, during, and after the doctor's appointment can help to calm a child, reduce her fears, and ensure that she develops a ...

7 Tips to Help Kids Overcome Fear of Needle Shots - Parents

Is your child scared of getting shots? Reduce your toddler's anxiety before your next visit to the doctor's office.

The Needle Phobia Page - fear of needles and needle procedures

The Needle Phobia Page is a starting point for overcoming the fear of needles ... below, is also extremely helpful for children, especially for routine injections.

Fear Of Needles - Seattle Mama Doc - Seattle Children's

Jul 20, 2012 ... A fear of needles is very real and can sometimes cause hesitancy in getting recommended shots. Here's some options to help your child ...

Ask Dr. Sears: Fear of Shots | Parenting

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 ...

How can I overcome my fear of needles? - AboutKidsHealth

Dr. Pat discusses how a young person can ease their fear of injections.

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Q: How to Overcome Fear of Shots.
A: 1. Assess the situation. In an "Australian Family Physician" article titled "Fear of Needles, authors reiterate the DSM-IV classification of needle phobia as an... Read More »
Q: How to Handle Fear of Shots.
A: 1. Tell your nurse. The first basic step toward dealing with the fear is to inform the person that will be giving the injection. The nurse can help to calm you,... Read More »
Q: What phobia is the fear of shots?
A: Trypanophobia is the extreme and irrational fear of medical procedures involving injections or hypodermic needles. Also, the fear of vaccinations specifically i... Read More »
Q: What phobia is the fear of shots?
A: Aichmophobia is the fear of needles or pointy objects. There is no specific phobia for the fear of shots. Also, the fear of vaccinations specifically is called ... Read More »
Q: Fear of shots?
A: I had 2 a couple weeks ago and it wasn't too bad but I can't imagine having to get that many. I guess you will just have to relax and hope it gets done fast. Ma... Read More »