≡ ▼
ABC Homeopathy Forum


The ABC Homeopathy Forum

Fear of earthworms

My 5 year old son has been afraid of earthworms all his life. He is otherwise very bold and fearless. His only other symptom is repeated infections behind his foreskin.
Any ideas?
  jules on 2003-05-05
This is just a forum. Assume posts are not from medical professionals.
Ah Bless.

I don't know of any homeopathic remedy for this, but I remember when I was a kid I had a fear of earthworms for a short while as I believed them to be snakes.

From a Darwinian perspective, fearing snakes is a good thing.

Have you tried picking them up to show that they are harmless?

The bottom line is that he will almost certainly grow out of it; don't worry.
jke407 last decade

Post ReplyTo post a reply, you must first LOG ON or Register


Information given in this forum is given by way of exchange of views only, and those views are not necessarily those of ABC Homeopathy. It is not to be treated as a medical diagnosis or prescription, and should not be used as a substitute for a consultation with a qualified homeopath or physician. It is possible that advice given here may be dangerous, and you should make your own checks that it is safe. If symptoms persist, seek professional medical attention. Bear in mind that even minor symptoms can be a sign of a more serious underlying condition, and a timely diagnosis by your doctor could save your life.