Thursday, January 20, 2011

Febriphobia: The Fear of Fever

Fear the Fever: The Hot Blood SeriesFebriphobia is the abnormal and persistent fear of fever.  This includes any rise in body temperature.  Most with this phobia feel that fever is a sign of a serious illness.

This phobia is most likely caused by a traumatic experience involving illness and fever.  It can also be caused by knowing someone who became gravely ill with a fever

Do you suffer Febriphobia?  Please share your story.  How was it triggered?  How do you cope with it?


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