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I was wondering why people fear blood draw or injection?

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Dr. Gurmukh Singh
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In brief: Phobias

Some people may be afraid due to the pain associated with needle stick.
Others have a phobia of seeing blood. For others it may harken back to some unpleasant experience with healthcare providers. Phobias are by definition irrational.

In brief: Phobias

Some people may be afraid due to the pain associated with needle stick.
Others have a phobia of seeing blood. For others it may harken back to some unpleasant experience with healthcare providers. Phobias are by definition irrational.
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