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Do Adults With Fever Get Hallucinations Or Delusions
Delusion is also known as Paranoid delusions. Are false fixed beliefs. That is, they are beliefs in things that are not reality based. Typically kinds of delusions are paranoid, in which people feel that others or even aliens are out to get them or kill them or are spying on them, nihilistic, in which people feel that everything is coming to an end, and grandiose, in which people have an extremely inflated sense of ...Read more
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?
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 moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Can these visions i'm having be lethal? I have had visions/hallucinations/delusions for going on 6 years now started by mild depression at age 11. Throughout time, the visions that I have been getting are inflicting severe internal pain and mild migraines
It : It sound like you must be about age 17. Having visual hallucinations can be serious. You need to see your doctor or your psychiatrist and let them know about each of these symptoms. Seeing visions in and of it's self is not lethal. However, if you have not had a full medical workup to determine the cause, this should be done. If a medical condition is causing these problems it needs to be identified and treated. There are very good medicines to treat delusions, fearfulness, hallucinations and depressed mood. You sound like you have been feeling pretty miserable. I am glad that you are asking this question, because it could mean that you are ready to work on feeling better. I am concerned about your comment "i'm afraid that these visions can cause so much pain that it could be lethal." are the visions upsetting you so much that you are having thoughts of killing yourself? If you are having thoughts about taking your own life, please tell your parents, because you need to get immediate care. You are worth it. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
A question was posed, about thyroid levels possibly causing hallucinations and or delusions.. Where can I find more info on that?
Thyroid storm: An extreme form of hyperthyroidism called "thyroid storm" can be associated with hallucinations and delusions. People with this are extremely sick, with many manifestations of extreme hyperthyroidism including fever, very high heart rate and blood pressure, agitation, weight loss. It is very rare. ...Read more
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
Good question: A hallucination is a perception (seeing, hearing, feeling, even smelling) of something that is not actually present. A delusion is a belief in something that is not true despite being presented with logically undeniable evidence to the contrary. However, a belief that is very commonly held in a given culture is not considered to be a delusion even if it otherwise meets the definition. ...Read more
Illusions are simple: perceptual distortions, seeing things that aren't there because of low lighting, atmospheric distortion, etc. Once light is shined on the cause, the illusion disappears. Delusions are fixed patterns of thought that do not respond to reality. Hallucinations are psychotic manifestations that have little to do with reality. The latter two are usually brought on by drugs or mental illness. ...Read more
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