Phobias Community

Phobias are a type of anxiety disorder where one has a strong, irrational fear of something that poses little or no actual danger. Discuss topics including social phobias, claustrophobia and treatment options.
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So less than a year ago I started getting extremely scared of getting an std I know its stupid but I feel like I will get it just by touc...
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I have a very intense fear of Hepatitis C and Herpes, though all STDS and permanent diseases/infections terrify me. I was also recently d...
I have a desperate fear of needles. I'm not sure if it is as bad as a phobia. However, whenever I nee needles (shots) I get nervous and u...
I have a horrible fear of being put to sleep I need to have a colonoscopy and I keep putting it off whats the best way to overcome this.
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It was 2 nights ago when my cat bit me unintentionally, she was playing with me though i wasn't in the mood, and started to bit my leg li...
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Ever since I was young,my step dad used to pound it into my head"Never go in a car with a man by yourself. ".now,I can not use Taxi's. ev...
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I don't know how it started, but i suddenly developed a fear of sperm. I think it's everywhere and it's just out to get me, To when i use...
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So ever since i was about 6 years old I had an extreme phobia of thunderstorms. This lasted until I was about 11 and I am 14 now. But no...
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Dear Sirs I will start at the beginning… We moved to the UK on 2002. The first day my daughter (age 6) went to school she became frien...
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Hi I am a 15 year old girl from Tonga in the south pacific. I have school phobia but I can't do anything about it. Since its different in...
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I have SEVERE iatrophobia. The fear of doctors. If I go in a doctors office, especially the exam room, it is a traumatic experience. For ...
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My phobia is cockroaches... Even the name creeps me out. I've always been afraid of them since I was little, but it's gotten so much wors...
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Hi everyone, Do you guys have any advice on how I can just relax and enjoy my relationship? This may sound like the oddest thing i...
My mother-in-law has social anxiety and OCD - she is 75 years old and is driving her family and her husband crazy. She can't sit still - ...
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My 14 year old daughter has always been the anxious type and recently it has come to a head and seems to be evolving into panic attacks. ...
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I am 15 years old, just began my sophomore year of high school. As long as I can remember, I have had problems sleeping. When I was you...
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Hi. I am a guy member of a serodiscordant relationship (PARTENER: HIV + ME: HIV -) my biggest fear is to contract HIV. The thing is that...
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Hi all! I wanted to talk about this briefly. I've been a regular contributor for years on the HIV Prevention forum here at MH, so I s...
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I'm 20 years old I'm married and have a 6 month old son. I have a very bad phobia of the dark. It gets really bad at times. It gets so ba...
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Ive always had a hard time making decisions. Is there a phobia or am I going crazy. My boyfriend always gets frustrated when I cant make ...
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