omphalophobia

omphalophobia

Morbid fear of belly buttons.
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Omphalophobia is the irrational fear of which part of the human body?
? To find a therapist near you, go to: www.bark.com/en/gb/therapist/ UK'S MOST UNUSUAL PHOBIAS BEING TREATED (and the number of people receiving help for them) 1 Arachibutyrophobia - fear of peanut butter sticking to the roof of the mouth (1) 2 Genuphobia - fear of knees (1) 3 Anemophobia - fear of wind (1) 4 Nomophobia - fear of being without your mobile phone (2) 5 Domatophobia - fear of houses or being in a house (3) 6 Omphalophobia - fear of belly buttons (4) 7 Allodoxaphobia - fear of opinions (5) 8 Venustraphobia - fear of beautiful women (7) 9 Linonophobia - fear of string (9) 10 Chorophobia - fear of dancing (9)
They include somniphobia - a fear of falling asleep, hylophobia - a fear of trees, omphalophobia - a fear of the navel, nomophobia - a fear of being without mobile phone coverage and ombrophobia - a fear of rain.
The rare fear - called omphalophobia - could make it impossible for the 25-yearold to complete her medical degree at the University of Leicester.