erythrophobia


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erythrophobia

(ɪˌrɪθrəʊˈfəʊbɪə)
n
1. the fear of blushing
2. (Psychoanalysis) an irrational fear of the colour red

erythrophobia

an abnormal fear of the color red.
See also: Color
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Enrique Jadresic, who has been referenced as the world's foremost Erythrophobia expert, publicly defined blushing as an "involuntary response," adding, "the best way to treat it is with a sympathectomy," an invasive surgical procedure where nerves are cut to prevent blushing.
Erythrophobia - is when a person is terrified of blushing or an aversion to the colour red.
Simon found the cure for his condition - known as erythrophobia - after watching a TV documentary about a young man with a similar problem last August.