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How can I stop being afraid of needles?

How can I stop being afraid of needles?

Trypanophobia: Consider Cognitive Behavior, Behavioral Therapy, Psychotherapy, Exposure therapy or hypnosis. ...Read more

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How can I not be scared of getting a needle?

How can I not be scared of getting a needle?

Needle Phobia?: Do you have an intense or irrational fear of needles? If yes - consider Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, Behavior Therapy, Psychotherapy, Exposure therapy or hypnosis. ...Read more

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How can I physically reduce pain of a needle?

How can I physically reduce pain of a needle?

Distraction: A good method is distraction we use it in people al the time. It can be simple like talking to the person, looking away thinking of something other than the needle and even better vibrating the tissue around the needle with the free hand. The patient starts to think of the vibrating tissue and before you know it the needle is in an out. Good luck ...Read more

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What other types of options because I am deathly afraid of needles?

For what?: Your questions does not say what you need treatment for. Ask again, and clarify, please. ...Read more

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I'm scared of needles and i'm not sure how i'm going to react. What should I do? Help?

I'm scared of needles and i'm not sure how i'm going to react. What should I do? Help?

Self control: You obviosly have a phobia that need to be adress by psycologyst or psychiatrist, olso if you search google they are several programs that teach self control.Hipnotherapist can help as well. ...Read more

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I feel like I have needles on my skin but there are no physical signs of it- should I be concerned?

I feel like I have needles on my skin but there are no physical signs of it- should I be concerned?

Worth getting seen: Peripheral neuropathy (abnormal response of peripheral nerves causing abnormal sensations or numbness) can cause pins/needles feeling on the skin and has a large number of causes/contributors, some of which are serious (eg diabetes, ms, alcohol abuse, others). If there is no obvious cause (sitting too long in one position etc), or it persists, it is well worth being evaluated in clinic. ...Read more

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Does IV needle hurt?

Does IV needle hurt?

a little: An IV needle insertion can cause a bit of discomfort. This can be masked by preinjection of lidocaine, or by the application of cold. Once in, the IV needle usually does not hurt. ...Read more

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Are intramuscular needles safe to use?

Yes if sterile: Yes they are safe if sterile and disposable, and in us we use only sterile needles and they get disposed after use. ...Read more

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Stepped on a diabetic needle what do I do?

Stepped on a diabetic needle what do I do?

See your doctor: Need to know if the needle came out intact ie there is no foreign body left behind. Need to check your tetanus status. Now local hygiene soap water antibiotic ointment. See your doctor. ...Read more