What is Trypanophobia?

fear of injections or inoculations, fear of pain, People with needle phobia are terrified of needles and may even put their own lives in danger to avoid an injection. needle phobia can provoke a physical reaction that causes a person’s blood pressure to drop rapidly, and a few people have died from this reaction. Symptoms of needle phobia include: Panic, fainting, or hyperventilating around needles Fear of doctors Fear of watching other people get an injection Fear of blood or veins Avoiding procedures that involve a needle

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Well, I went to the doctors about 2 days ago. It was a new family doctor and we wanted to do some blood tests to check my levels such as iron and...

doctor1 MD

Thanks for writing your query.

After reading your post, it seems that your symptoms can be due to soft tissue inflammation.

I would advise that...

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I am a 17 year old girl, 5' 7", 135 lbs, healthy, active teenager who does not smoke or drink and I am not sexually active. Last year, I used a...

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Thanks for your query.

Yes, the tampon insertion can cause vasovagal attack. One could have dizziness, blurring of vision, fainting...

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Hi Doc,
I just would like to understand my case. Every time I got an injection, I pass out. This started after I gave birth 8 years ago. Google...

doctor1 MD

Well from what I can tell you do suffer from vasovagal syncope.
The vasovagal syncope trigger causes a sudden drop in your heart rate and blood...

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