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18 October 2021

Getting an injection or, drawing or donating blood are standard medical procedures.

However, for people with a fear of needles, just thinking about it makes them anxious. Some even have panic attacks when they are around needles.

  • “No, I’m no longer scared of needles. After I was diagnosed with pre-eclampsia during my pregnancy, I had to get used to drawing blood once a week...”

 

Geraldine van den Berg
  • No, I’m not afraid of needles. I’m used to it.

 

Thapelo Monnaesi

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