Haemophobia is the fear of blood. It’s a widespread phobia that affects women as much as men. The idea of being in contact with blood is unbearable, as well as being in places where blood is potentially present, such as hospitals or blood donation centers.
What are the symptoms?
If you suffer from heomophobia(Fear of Blood), at the sight of blood you may experience:
Symptoms are triggered at the sight of your blood or the blood of others, or sometimes animals.
For some, even pictures or photos of blood are enough to trigger the signs.
This can lead people to avoid activities that carry a risk of injury, or parents may find it difficult to look after their children’s wounds.