Emetophobia

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What is emetophobia?

Emetophobia is an abnormal and persistent fear of vomiting.

Common symptoms reported by people with emetophobia

Common symptoms
How bad it is
What people are taking for it

Reports may be affected by other conditions and/or medication side effects. We ask about general symptoms (anxious mood, depressed mood, fatigue, pain, and stress) regardless of condition.
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Treatments taken by people with emetophobia

Treatment name(s)
Type
How many have tried
Tried for
Treatment name(s)

(Prozac)
Type
Prescription Drug
How many have tried
1
Tried for
emetophobia (1)

Data from patients with emetophobia, who reported starting treatments within the last 5 years.
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Compare treatments taken by people with emetophobia

Treatment name(s)
Perceived effectiveness
Side effects
Total evaluations
Tried for
Treatment name(s)

(Prozac)
Perceived effectiveness
for emetophobia (1 evaluation)
Side effects
diarrhea headaches 4 more
Total evaluations
1
Tried for
emetophobia (1)
  • Major
  • Moderate
  • Slight
  • None
  • Can't tell
  • Severe
  • Moderate
  • Mild
  • None

Data from patients with emetophobia, who reported starting treatments within the last 5 years.
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Who has emetophobia on PatientsLikeMe?

  • 0 new patients joined this month
  • 11 say emetophobia is their primary condition

Age
Age Proportion # of patients
<20 2
20s 9
30s 12
40s 2
50s 1
60s 1
70+ 0
Age at first symptom
Age at first symptom Proportion # of patients
0-19 years 13
20-29 years 1
30-39 years 1
40-49 years 0
50-59 years 0
60-69 years 0
70+ years 0

Distribution of sex

Sex
Sex Proportion # of patients
Male 6
Female 21

Diagnosis status
Diagnosis status Proportion # of patients
Diagnosed 12
Not Diagnosed 10

These charts show data from emetophobia patients who have completed their condition history
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