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how can a person cope with tactile hallucinations

A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Pamela Pappas
41 years experience Psychiatry
It depends: It depends on the cause. Tactile hallucinations can also be known as formication -- and are common in amphetamine & Cocaine abuse. Also alcohol with ... Read More

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A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Humberto Quintana
43 years experience Psychiatry
T. Haluc.: Tactile hallucination is the false perception of tactile sensory input that creates a hallucinatory sensation of physical contact with an imaginary ob ... Read More
A 52-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ravi Chand
25 years experience Psychiatry
Hallucinations: Its best to find out the accurate diagnosis and if necessary get multiple opinions as it will be a life changing event. Atypical antipsychotics are u ... Read More
A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Pamela Pappas
41 years experience Psychiatry
Several: One of the most common causes of tactile hallucinations is not really a "medicine" at all -- it's withdrawal from alcohol. Benzodiazepine withdrawal ... Read More
A 55-year-old member asked:
Dr. Neil Liebowitz
38 years experience Psychiatry
Possible: Tactile hallucinations can occur with psychosis but are usually overshadowed by visual and auditory hallucinations. When alone i would look for other ... Read More
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A 51-year-old member asked:
Dr. Eric Weisman
35 years experience Neurology
Synesthesia: is rare. Its a favorite topic of discussion amongst cognitive neuroscientists especially Behavioral Neurologists. I suggest you contact Dr. Veronica ... Read More
A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Lawrence Smith
29 years experience Clinical Psychology
Touched: Tactile hallucinations are bodily sensations when no source for the experience is present. Drug use, particularly with stimulants, can be a cause of t ... Read More
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A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Joseph Eastern
43 years experience Dermatology
You can't.: Diagnosing any of the so-called autism spectrum disorders (ASD) is not a good do-it-yourself project. Self-medication based on a presumed self-diagnos ... Read More
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A 55-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ed Friedlander
43 years experience Pathology
Difficult: Do not expect any real warmth from the person; if they can still express it, that's good. If one is a family member, make sure the other family member ... Read More
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A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Susan Uhrich
35 years experience Psychiatry
Yes: It is possible, especially early on, to have hallucinations without delusions.
A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Muhammad Munir
25 years experience Psychiatry
Socially isolated: Many mental heath disorders can damage the social relationships. Be supportive, encourage social contact, minimize stigma and try to educate people ab ... Read More
A 29-year-old member asked:
Dr. K. Olson
Dr. K. Olson answered
38 years experience Psychiatry
Cope vs heal: Dissociation is a complicated condition often prompted by trauma or overwhelming circumstances. The dissociative experiences scale can measure the se ... Read More
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A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience Psychiatry
Accept help.: I honestly believe that being a good mother is the most challenging job in the world. It can be consume you 24/7. That makes it very hard for a woman ... Read More
A 53-year-old member asked:
Dr. Edward Smith
53 years experience Neurosurgery
Reassure or Rx: Hallucinations occur in large proportion of demented patients. Unfortunately there is no cure. The best non-medical therapy is gentle reassurance. Bu ... Read More
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A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Daryl Tanski
Specializes in Psychiatry
Maybe: Psychosis can happen for many reasons in the immediate time frame the symptoms can appear identical regardless of cause. Schizophrenia is a chronic c ... Read More
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A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Bernard Seif
39 years experience Clinical Psychology
Irrational fear: A phobia is an irrational fear--we know what we fear is probably not dangerous. Behavioral psychologists view them as learned and treatment is to d ... Read More
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A 42-year-old female asked:
Dr. Bassam Amawi
48 years experience Psychiatry
Support?: People with psychosis can have various limitation and can act strange . Being their for them whenever is needed is the help they need.
A 51-year-old member asked:
Dr. Larry Xanthopoulos
21 years experience Pediatrics
OT: Occupational therapy might help
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A 52-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience Psychiatry
I cope with this : Situation by electing not to spend time with people who are enmeshed in their anger - especially if they project their anger at me. Other's rage can b ... Read More
A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Anthony Vertino
22 years experience Clinical Psychology
More symptoms: Schizophrenia is characterized by a wider range of symptoms than 'a little bit' of delusion. Hallucinations, illusions, changes in patterns of speech ... Read More
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A 53-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Welsh
17 years experience Clinical Psychology
Love & Support: Your loved one needs support and encouragement to let them know that dealing with a mood disorder is tough, but that you are there to love and encoura ... Read More
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A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Frank Lane
38 years experience Psychiatry
"smell" can be Dx!: I can smell tobacco on a smoker the minute they walk in the door! ...And alcohol! bingo! you've got the diagnosis of a chemical addiction... Which is ... Read More
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A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Missid Ghanem
24 years experience Clinical Psychology
Theapy & EFT: Living in a studio with a roommate would not be the living arrangement of choice for a claustrophobic; however, finding urself in such a predicament m ... Read More

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