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Causes Of Olfactory Hallucinations
Hallucinations: Causes can be central or peripheral. An example of central olfactory hallucinations is head injury or temporal lobe seizures or migraines or strokes. An example of peripheral olfactory is sinusitis or upper respiratory infection. An example of gustatory is epilepsy or schizophrenia or illicit substances. ...Read more
I've had command auditory hallucinations, visual hallucinations and olfactory hallucinations.CAH cause me harm. What are peduncular hallucinations?
Hallucinations: You should have your doctor refer you Tova Psychologist. ...Read more
I've been having olfactory hallucinations for over a month now. They are getting more regular. Why? Should I be worried?
Olfactory: hallucinations. First please visit your doctor to make sure there is not a physical cause for what you are smelling. Then see a mental health professional to discuss these symptoms and any others you may be having. Cover all bases and you will get the support you need. Peace and good health. ...Read more
So, from age 14-19 i was on 11 different psychotropic meds back to back, age 25 now, no meds with olfactory hallucinations ie smell - what do I do?
My 78 yr old mom who has a neurodegenerative disease just lost a front tooth without realizing it & has had olfactory hallucinations for 2 days.
If your ? is, "Does : mom need to see her gerontologist & possibly a neurologist & a geriatric psychiatrist?", the answer is "Yes". Significant alterations in sensorium in an elderly person with a neurodegenerative disorder require immediate evaluation for her safety. ...Read more
People do get : Olfactory flashbacks following traumatic events. You don't describe what you are experiencing, but it is possible. You may want to speak to a psychologist specializing in trauma to deal with the flashbacks. Feel fre to ask additional questions if you need to. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Yes.: Certain diseases and/or injuries can cause loss of these senses. To purposefully lose them would require intentional injury to the sensory nerves associated with taste and smell. Not very likely someone would volunteer for this! ...Read more
Specifically, none: Several medications are tried. Some "work" for some for some time. Almost always cbt psychotherapy is also provided and it seems to be the most effective component of treatment. If pursued with a skilled therapist and patience, the condition is often significantly improved w/ or w/out medication. Have hope - you can feel better. Good luck! ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Olfactor: Look at this, I don't think you meant 'mitral' but can't figure out what you meant to type ?antral. http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Olfactory_nerve ...Read more
I lost my taste from having the flu about a year ago will it ever come back ? Can the olfactory nerve heal?
Waiting a Year?: You have waited a year without any specialist evaluation and treatment? Please go see an expert in this field. Your family physician will help you with that. ...Read more
Lost taste/smell 5 mos. ago after URI, should I see a Neurologist or wait it out? Heard it can take up to 2 yrs. for the olfactory nerve to repair.
I mix lot bleach and toilet cleaner and was exposed to a powerful gas for few seconds. I jumped into fresh air. Did i damage my lungs/olfactory nerve?
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