20 Weird Phobias You’ve Probably Never Heard Of

7. Fear of Needles (Beloneophobia)

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This is actually a common fear, but one most people get over in order to receive healthcare treatment and get blood tests or vaccines they may need to ward off serious illness. In fact, researchers say that of the 20 million kids and adults in the US who experience deep fear of needles, only 3.5 million have skipped medically prescribed tests and injections to avoid getting pricked.

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