What is the word used to describe the sensation of feeling ill or faint when seeing, or hearing about, another person's injury . I saw a TV program a few years ago where a doctor used this term to describe fathers who passed out in the delivery room.
This is an actual medical term, not slang like "the willies" or "heebie-jeebies".
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The Irish might use 'to go into a weakness'
What is the word used to describe the sensation of feeling ill or faint when seeing, or hearing about, another ... who passed out in the delivery room. This is an actual medical term, not slang like "the willies" or "heebie-jeebies".

Terms I heard are:
- Blood phobia
- Blood-Injury-Illness Phobia
- Vasovagal Fainting
- Vasovagal Syncope
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Steffen
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What is the word used to describe the sensation of feeling ill or faint when seeing, or hearing about, another ... who passed out in the delivery room. This is an actual medical term, not slang like "the willies" or "heebie-jeebies".

Not very medical, but . . . "squeamish"?
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Ross Howard
What is the word used to describe the sensation of feeling ill or faintwhen seeing, or hearing about, another person's injury

Hemophobia?
The inimitable "huchal" stated one day

That properly "haemphobia" from your part of the world.
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What is the word used to describe the sensation of feeling ill or faintwhen seeing, or hearing about, another person's ... who passed out in the delivery room. This is an actual medical term, not slang like "the willies" or "heebie-jeebies".

Syncope is the general medical term for fainting;
so perhaps this noun may be somehow modified to
indicate a specific cause.

Don Phillipson
Carlsbad Springs (Ottawa, Canada)
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What is the word used to describe the sensation of ... actual medical term, not slang like "the willies" or "heebie-jeebies".

Terms I heard are: - Blood phobia - Blood-Injury-Illness Phobia - Vasovagal Fainting - Vasovagal Syncope

The latter two (really the same thing with two different labels) are labeled by their physical manifestation, not the external cause. I've had a couple of episides of vasovagal fainting over the years, and as best anyone can figure out they were caused by something in the red wine I was drinking. I don't drink much red wine these days.

Bob Lieblich
Or white, for that matter
What is the word used to describe the sensation of feeling ill or faint when seeing, or hearing about, another ... who passed out in the delivery room. This is an actual medical term, not slang like "the willies" or "heebie-jeebies".

"Being a sissy."

Charles Riggs
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