Ultimate Trypophobia Test

Where Can I take a trypophobia test? Trypophobia is the fear of holes and of Recent.I have been receiving Regular mails from PHOBIAFOR readers,asking me how they can take the fear of holes test and after given it a sound thought , I think it will  be nice to include  the test on this blog so that everyone can really ascertain if they are trypophobic  or not. It is one of the most common fear in the world
Let me make it clear that the fear of holes, Trypophobia is still new in the  phobia dictionary and a little is still known about it, the test here is clearly designed by me, the grades is also designed by me. For those who don’t know what trypophobia is , Trypophobia is the unnecessary fear of holes Such a hole might be the hole in holes in meat, clusters/pores on the skin, on vegetables or fruits or even those in sponges, wood, honeycombs  and the  black hole .
The only way by which you can know if you a trypophobic  or not is to take a trypo-phobia test also known as the fear of holes test , the test involves exposing you to various object with holes of several numbers and of different magnitudes and then grading yourself based on your reaction to those hole clusters.
bit of sincerity is needed in taking this  test.


Trypophobia test
Trypophobia Image

Guidelines For Taking Molak’s The Test .

 1.For each trypophobic picture that is displayed below, a certain grade between 3-5 is
assigned to each picture
2. You are to check each of the pictures for at least 5 seconds,
3. If you feel frightened seeing any of the picture, then you might be trypophobic 
4. For every trypophobic picture that frightens you, you record the exact score written along with the picture, if you are not frightened at all, give yourself a zero for that certain Picture.
After going through all the pictures collate your scores together and check our score
list to ascertain if you are really trypophobic or not.
SOME OF THE PICTURES in the TRYPOPHOBIA Test might be Extremely Scary to Some Users,
kindly stop the test if you think you can’t continue it an longer.CLICK HERE TO START YOUR TRYPOPHOBIA TEST

   Fear of Hole Test Result Table

Score Explanation
20-25 Extremely Trypophobic
15-12 Trypophobic
10-8 Somewhat Trypophobic
8-5 Slight Fear
<5 Fearless


Thanks for taking your time to go through the trypophobia test, Will you mind sharing your test score with me? Kindly do so using the Comment Form Below, this will enable us to Accurately ascertain the percentage of People that Are actually trypophobic.

Trypophobia Symptoms

Lately, I have been receiving mails from people asking me what symptoms to watch out in someone who has trypophobia, even though I have a post dedicated to the Fear of Holes aside this particular, I decided to answer their question here for easy seeing. So listed below are some of the symptoms to watch out for while taking the trypophobia test, if you exhibit one or more  of the symptopms listed below, then you are trypopobic, such symptoms include :
  1. Rapid heart rate
  2. Dizziness
  3. Hot or cold flashes
  4. Feeling of going  crazy and losing control
  5. Chest pain
  6. Feeling of choking
  7. Inability to distinguish between reality and unreality
  8. Trembling sweating
  9. Thoughts of death
  10. Nausea or other gastrointestinal distress
You can go here to read more about Trypophobia and How To Cure it.





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62 thoughts on “Ultimate Trypophobia Test

    1. 19. All of it it scares the hell outta me. I keep focing myself but i just feel like throwing up, my feet and palm is sweating just looking it from a far and my head hurts everytime i try not to throw up

  1. Isn't there an element of disease in these pictures? Like flesh eating infections or parasites?
    What if it was just a picture of holes in Swiss cheese or a stainless steel drain cover?

  2. My score was 30, I always wondered what was wrong with me
    I’m sort of happy there is an actual name but now I can look
    Anything up on the Internet as everytime a effing horrid
    Image turns up. Is it common that a reaction is swearing?

  3. I received a 21. My mom is one person who always thinks I’m being dramatic when I tell her I am terrified of little holes clustered together. Ant hills get me REALLY bad but she’s always just told me that I need to grow up. I’m so happy to know that there is actually something out there that can put a name to my irrational fears. I don’t even know what it is about them, my body just tenses up, I break out in goosebumps EVERYWHERE and it just feels like my skin is crawling. I hate it. I’ve tried exposing myself to pictures so that way maybe my brain can get used to seeing it but no, if anything all it does is make me lose the contents in my tummy. I feel like such a weirdo.

  4. 20.
    When I was a child, I had recurring nightmares about my skin being covered in holes with seeds in them. The seeds looked like sunflower kernels. The nightmare was very real. I was sexually molested, repeatedly, as a child and I have C-Ptsd with DD. This fear has never left me, but I try to look at pics and comprehend they are not real. However, lately, my skin persistently itches and my mind feels like these things will begin appearing on skin. I have always felt, in my adult life, that this fear comes from the shame and disgust of having been sexually abused

  5. Hmm… hard to say, frankly I was disgusted by every picture just as much as i’d be if i were looking at an open wound or necrosing tissue. Despite of the disgust I could look at it for pretty much as its necessary, I guess I just find it something gross after all?

  6. i mean i didnt mind looking at them but it wasnt pleasant , i t makes me kinda want to help the person an like shave off the holes or pluck em out w tweezers .

  7. my score is 22. i cant explain the feeling while im looking the pictures a bit nervous so disgusting.. but i still want to see the pictures even if im a bit scared..

  8. I got a 0 and actually found a few of these highly intriguing, always loved things like squeezing worms out of my animals wounds and sanitising them and just looking at how clean it gets.
    not some of them, though. they kick and it hurts.

  9. Hey! I got a 0, I really love looking at images like this! Gives Me a weird feeling, but a good one. Like I’m really intrigued by them!

  10. 20. That was so hard to look at especially the hand with the bug. The tongue didnt bother me though. I didnt like that at all.

  11. 22. Can properly feel my heart pounding in my chest, can’t stop itching and nearly threw up, need a shower! didn’t fully look at some of some, couldn’t do it

  12. 23.. I literally was vomiting looking at these pics. I had to hurry past them. I am definitely going to have nightmares now…

  13. I got 22 I only came across the term a few weeks ago and was so relieved to know what it was. Even though I’m scared or other things like spiders it’s no where near as bad. I could barely look at these photos.

  14. Omg I got a 25. I always hated this stuff so so much. I refused to bake with this after running away in fear, crying after seeing clustered up red pepper seeds. I watched this video and looked into it thinking I may have it. The first picture sent my kindle on the floor!

    1. Same but I felt so bad for the little puppy and it also grossed me out but the bugs and plants and lion tongue didnt gross me out

  15. OMG I am so trypophobic it isn’t funny I don’t even need to score these photos I get cold flushes so easily and feel so sick I also feel nauseous and my heart beats like the speed of light years and I get so sesitive to anything I feel I get bad chills too I can’t Astor drink sometimes as well I have EXTREME trypophobia.

    1. Yea it probably would that is one symptom it doesn’t have to be that you get scared. So yea I would say you have mild possibly a little worse tryphobia.

    2. Being scared isn’t a big part of it, it’s more feeling obsessively grossed out and disgusted to the point of feeling sick and dizzy.

  16. I NEVER KEPT TRACK OF MY SCORE HERE I GIVE THEM ALL ONE HUNDREDS!!! Except the lion tongue and that weird plant thing. Im used to cat tongues and the way they feel is so cool. And the plant one just for some reason didn’t freak me out. I’m 12 and my friends don’t understand it and they think Im afraid of any hole like their mouth hole. I tried explaing it to them but they don’t take it seriously and they make fun of me.

  17. I got a 21. I am currently a teenager and have always had a fear of holes. My first distinct memory is feeling sick while staring at a crumpet from a young age. Ever since I have got better with the crumpet but I have always had nightmares of holey skin and while doing the test, I was shaking and itching, on the point of tears. I can’t talk to anyone about this because no one understands how much I go through when I see something with disfigured holes. My dad laughs at me and makes fun of it when its really becoming an issue in everyday life. I would really appreciate some advice about this. I know majority of the images on the internet are photoshopped but that doesn’t stop me from feeling sick and dizzy. I once nearly threw up because of it. Please help

  18. it took me 30 minutes to shake some of my feelings loose. I am still slightly getting the chills. I scored a 27. I never knew what was wrong with me I couldn’t understand why I would feel this way, but you see mines isn’t just holes its also slits. my goodness I am still trying to shake this feeling.

    I am so glad to know that it is a phobia and I’m not the only one who has this

  19. I got 24, god when saw those pictures i was freaked right out i swear i nearly had a panic attack because of me breathing so fast. Im still recovering now

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