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If You Can't See This Images Without Being Skeeved, You May Be Trypophobic


Does the idea of seeing a bunch of holes squeezed tightly and close together make you cringe? Do you feel anxious gazing at pictures of holes for extended periods of time? If so, you probably suffer from trypophobia.

Although the phobia isn't officially recognized by the medical community, there are throngs of people who can't look at the images below without freaking out and/or getting sick to their stomach.

And while looking at these makes my skin crawl, I was able to make it to the end of this list without setting my laptop on fire and noping away from the internet for a while. How about you? (Also, totally don't light your laptop on fire even if you feel like it — just give it to me, if you're just going to destroy it anyway.)

1. Like I was saying, it isn't officially recognized, but there are people who get very uncomfortable from the following pictures.

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For some, it manifests itself physically, resulting in symptoms like the ones the user above tweeted out:

 "UPDATE: I barely have any finger nails, but THIS is how itchy I got from it. I even had a couple small hives break out."