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What is Parasitophobia?

What is Parasitophobia?

  • Parasitophobia: An exaggerated or irrational fear of parasites.

Parasitophobia is listed as a "rare disease" by the Office of Rare Diseases (ORD) of the National Institutes of Health (NIH). This means that Parasitophobia, or a subtype of Parasitophobia, affects less than 200,000 people in the US population.
Source - National Institutes of Health (NIH)

Parasitophobia: Introduction

Types of Parasitophobia:

Broader types of Parasitophobia:

How serious is Parasitophobia?

Complications of Parasitophobia: see complications of Parasitophobia

What causes Parasitophobia?

Causes of Parasitophobia: see causes of Parasitophobia

What are the symptoms of Parasitophobia?

Symptoms of Parasitophobia: see symptoms of Parasitophobia

Complications of Parasitophobia: see complications of Parasitophobia

Parasitophobia: Testing

Diagnostic testing: see tests for Parasitophobia.

Misdiagnosis: see misdiagnosis and Parasitophobia.

How is it treated?

Doctors and Medical Specialists for Parasitophobia: Psychiatrist ; see also doctors and medical specialists for Parasitophobia.
Treatments for Parasitophobia: see treatments for Parasitophobia

Name and Aliases of Parasitophobia

Main name of condition: Parasitophobia

Other names or spellings for Parasitophobia:

Acarophobia, Delusional parasitosis Source - Diseases Database

Fear of parasites
Source - Office of Rare Diseases (ORD) of the National Institutes of Health (NIH)


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