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Weird Phobias: All You Need To Know About Fear Of Belly Buttons

02/04/2014 08:43 BST | Updated 02/04/2014 08:59 BST

We've all heard of fear of heights or fear of spiders, but what about... fear of your belly button?

Omphalaphobia as it is known, may not be widespread but it does keep some people up at night.

From nightmares of your insides falling out, to an aversion to being touched, this video will reveal just what it is that terrifies people about this symbolic little abdominal scar.

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