The 50 Worst Images for Trypophobics (Fear of Holes)

What’s that? You’ve never heard of Trypophobia? Oh man, you could have it right now. Better click through this list of signs you have Trypophobia and make sure you’re in the clear. What is Trypophobia? In case you haven’t heard of this potentially debilitating condition, it’s a mental disorder where people are fearful of objects with small holes such as honeycomb, ant holes, and clusters of coral. Images that disturb people with Trypophobia will elicit feelings of fear, discomfort, and general uneasiness. It is, far and away, a condition or disease you do not want to have.

This psychological disorder can strike down a Trypophobia sufferer at any time and, since a term was coined for the mental disorder in 2005, there is still no Trypophobia cure available pharmaceutically though the therapy option is available. While this psychological condition is not among the most common diseases in the world, it could rank among the scariest afflictionsand is disquieting for those who have the symptoms of the mental condition.

The following pictures of Trypophobia feature little holes in skin, small circles of emptiness, and other weird body conditions. 

Who can get Trypophobia? Is Trypophobia contagious? How can I cure Trypophobia? If you are affected by these images that will induce a Trypophobic response, there may be no respite for your condition other than to avoid things with lots of tiny holes (like maybe you cross Edward James Olmos off your must meet list). If you can stomach it, vote for the most disturbing images for people with Trypophobia on this list of images that will give you Trypophobia symptoms.

These Super Intense Stretch Marks

The Neck of this Plucked Pheasant

This Shed Tarantula Skin

A Black Drum Fish’s Mouth

The Skin from a Chicken’s Foot

A Cow’s Stomach Lining

These Freshly Bloomed Lotus Pods

These Legs After Kneeling on Frozen Peas

These Barnacle-Crusted Raybans

This Child’s Skull, Before the Baby Teeth Fell Out


The Acorns in This Tree

The Seeds in This Delicious Cantelope

These Feet, Post-Sandals

This Pretty Pink Coral

This Roasted Garlic

This High Fashion Dress

A Nasty Bleeding Crumpet From ‘American Horror Story: Cult’

This Perfectly Healthy Eyeball

This Sandstone Wall

These Spaghetti-O’s

A Lion’s Tongue

This Pretty Girl With Googly Eyes On Her Face

This Crocheted Scarf

These Tiny Fern Spores

These Weird Mushrooms

Fern Leaves

These Snails on an Ocean Rock

This Delicious Mac N’ Cheese Burger

This Expensive, Effective Bicycle Helmet

This Aerial Shot of Niger

This Sliced Pickle

This Perfectly Clean Toilet

This Plastic Tube Full of Smaller Tubes

These Botched Marshmallow Pancakes

This Stylish Side Table

This Buttery English Muffin


This Honeycomb

This Pizza with Extra Pepperoni

This Frightening Building

All of These Pebbles

This Close Up of a Sunflower

This Unfinsihed Corn on the Cob

This Modern Park Seat

The Condensation on This Bottle

A Strawberry

A Child’s Pokemon Drawing

These East Village Construction Materials

The Bubbles in This Cup of Coffee