When you think about your fear of needles, you only exacerbate the problem, especially during the injection. Try engaging the nurse or health care provider in conversation to distract yourself from the procedure that is occurring. Look away from your arm, listen to some music or tell a joke.How to overcome needle phobia?
"Keeping the actual needle out of their sight is always helpful to prevent fear from getting heightened," she says. Face your fear. Sometimes, viewing pictures of needles or even handling a needle (in a safe, monitored setting at a doctor's office or pharmacy) can help you overcome your fear.What is the phobia of needles called?
Trypanophobia is the extreme fear of medical procedures involving injections or hypodermic needles.