Since most people do not enjoy visiting a doctor, it can be difficult to know whether your symptoms of iatrophobia is a full-blown phobia.
But there are a few signs that may show if your fear is out of proportion with normal anxiety towards doctor's visits.
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It is important that you seek treatment as untreated iatrophobia can cause you to avoid needed medical care and put your well-being at risk.
Aichmophobia is a phobia of sharp, pointed objects. Those affected by aichmophobia will feel anxious, worried, and fearful around any object that is sharp and could cause harm. This could include pencils, pens, needles, pins, scissors, and other common household items
Arachnophobia, otherwise known as spider phobia, is the intenst fear of spiders and other arachnids.
Keep in mind that while the fear of spiders is common, not every person who feels afraid or on edge around them has arachnophobia.
Aquaphobia is a common fear, which varies in severity from person to person.
The main cause of aquaphobia is a bad experience, like a near-drowning incident in the past, while also being hereditary.
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