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Trypophobia Tests

Trypophobia Tests Without Triggers or Images

Do you want to know you have Trypophobia? Or are you convinced you have Trypophobia yet want to have a diagnosis with Trypophobia tests? Either case, you can read below this para. But if you do not have Trypophobia, or do not know what is Trypophobia and landed here because some friends told you to search for it, then please stop right now and leave. And never again search for Trypophobia in your life. Because I am more than convinced almost everyone is susceptible to this mental disease called Trypophobia by repeated exposure to triggers and let me tell you, it is the last thing you need to mess up your daily life.

Now, for those who still think they have Trypophobia but not yet sure, go through these series of questions below. If you answer yes to any of them then you probably have the condition called Trypophobia. But even then stop yourself from obsessing over it and repeatedly getting exposed to trigger images on the Internet. Such obsession may trigger Trypophobia if you do not have it or it may make it severe if you already have it.

Here is a Trypophobia Test:

1) Does a group of holes (regular or irregular) cause you extreme anxiety, or panic, or obsession to keep looking at it, or extreme disgust and physical symptoms like creepy or itchy skin, goosebumps, or dry mouth?

2) Do pictures of lotus seed pods or honey bee hives cause extreme anxiety, or panic, or obsession to keep looking at it, or extreme disgust and physical symptoms like creepy or itchy skin, goosebumps, or dry mouth?

3) Do photoshopped pictures of lotus seed pods on people's body parts cause you extreme anxiety, or panic, or obsession to keep looking at it, or extreme disgust and physical symptoms like creepy or itchy skin, goosebumps, or dry mouth?

4) Do any everyday objects or natural things where they may have a pattern of holes cause you extreme anxiety, or panic, or obsession to keep looking at it, or extreme disgust and physical symptoms like creepy skin, goosebumps, or dry mouth?

If any of the above answers is yes, then you most probably suffer from Trypophobia. Now, remember Trypophobia is not yet an accepted official condition or term according to Psychiatry in most countries at present. But it is a sort of informally recognized condition and term among people who suffer from the condition and also many researchers, medical practitioners etc.

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