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Do adults with fever get hallucinations or delusions?

Do adults with fever get hallucinations or delusions?

They can: Many febrile illnesses, especially in the elderly can cause delirium, of which delusions and hallucinations, especially visual, are symptoms. ...Read more

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Dr. Alan Ali
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Hallucinations (Definition)

Hallucinations involve sensing things while awake that appear to be real, but instead have been ...Read more


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When is it time for inpatient psych stay? hearing voices, having delusions & command hallucinations trying to get u to do something bad to the body?

When is it time for inpatient psych stay?  hearing voices, having delusions & command hallucinations trying to get u to do something bad to the body?

What you are: describing is likely to meet most provider's criteria for admission. It is also likely to meet the criteria set by an insurance company. Please get help. ...Read more

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I have been sick for 3 days-low grade fever, fatigue, body aches, inability to sleep due to anxiety and delusions, fatigue, body aches, sore throat?

I have been sick for 3 days-low grade fever, fatigue, body aches, inability to sleep due to anxiety and delusions, fatigue, body aches, sore throat?

?Influenza: Although this is an unusual time of year to to have influenza, or a flu-like viral infection, this is possible. What is of concern are the anxiety, delusions and insomnia. You are in an area of the U.S. In which lyme disease is prevalent. Strongly suggest you see your doctor and get diagnosed one way or another. Hope you are better soon. ...Read more

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How can I tell if i'm having delusions or hallucinations?

How can I tell if i'm having delusions or hallucinations?

Reality check: Delusions & hallucinations are considered "psychotic" symptoms. They represent impaired contact with reality. One way to check on your contact with reality is to take actions to be objective. This means that you could evaluate your beliefs and confirm your perceptions by asking trusted others if they agree with you. If your beliefs and perceptions are clearly false they'll say so. Get consensus. ...Read more

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I have delusions and hallucinations, but no sign of stroke, what is this?

I have delusions and hallucinations, but no sign of stroke, what is this?

Not usually: Stroke in the back of the brain can present with visual hallucinations or even blindness. However, most stroke patients (88% in one study) present with asymmetric facial weakness, arm weakness and or speech difficulty. Delusions and hallucinations are clearly not normal - see a primary care provider as soon as possible to find out what is causing these symptoms. ...Read more

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Can tegretol cause delusions and/or hallucinations?

Can tegretol cause delusions  and/or hallucinations?

Tegretol: I would be reluctant to attribute these symptoms to tegretol and would be concerned about psychiatric disorders or organic brain pathology. Your pharmacist can inform you about tegretol's side effect profile. A neurologist is best qualified to evaluate these symptoms and referral to a psychiatrist can be made if deemed advisable. If behavioral or cognitive issues dominate, psychiatric problems lik ...Read more

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Can severe anxiety and isolation cause delusions/hallucinations?

Yes, isolation and: anxiety can trigger temporary delusions and hallucinations. A mental health professional can diagnose you and help you determine if this is the case or if some other condition is present. Peace and good health. ...Read more

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Are visual hallucinations a schizophrenic symptom also, or only delusions?

Are visual hallucinations a schizophrenic symptom also, or only delusions?

Visual: Agree. Can also be indicative of organic factors such as brain lesions or induced by substances such as medications or street drugs. ...Read more

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Dr. Mark Diamond
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Fever (Definition)

Fever = elevated body temperature (can be ...Read more