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What can I do or take to stop hallucinations?

What can I do or take to stop hallucinations?

Depends: There are many causes of hallucinations. First, you should be sure to see a physician and get a proper diagnosis. Once you identify the cause of the hallucinations, you can treat them accordingly. Hallucinations due to psychiatric conditions need to be treated in conjunction with other symptoms. Generally, a group of medications called "anti-psychotics" are used. ...Read more

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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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How to tell if I have tactile hallucinations?

How to tell if I have tactile hallucinations?

T. Haluc.: Tactile hallucination is the false perception of tactile sensory input that creates a hallucinatory sensation of physical contact with an imaginary object.[1] This is caused by the faulty integration of the tactile sensory neural signals generated in the spinal chord & the thalamus & sent to the primary & secondary somatosensory cortex.. Tactile Hallucination caused by cocaine & alcohol. ...Read more

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How can I stop thinking about hallucinations?

How can I stop thinking about hallucinations?

Antipsychotics: You should see a psychiatrist for diagnosis and treatment. Right now there are 20 antipsychotics on the market in the US. One of them should work for you. ...Read more

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I want help to cope with living with hallucinations?

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 usually the first line of treatment in hallucinations but please clarify the cause and treat the cause for example if drug induced, medication induced etc. ...Read more

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Please tell me what should I do about my hallucinations?

Please tell me what should I do about my hallucinations?

Please....: Tell your doctor about your hallucinations. One can possibly have hallucinatory experiences of all 5 senses. If you are having visual hallucinations, or hallucinations involving taste, smell, or your sense of touch--you should have a neurological work-up. If you have been hearing voices, you should be treated by a psychiatrist. In other words, get some help! ...Read more

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Hallucinations brought on by weed, should I be concerned?

YES ! You should be: Very concerned ; stop cannabis abuse asap! possible effects of marijuana: anxiety, depression, fear, panic , delusions, paranoia, hallucinations, losing touch with reality, inattentiveness, short-term memory problems, disturbances of thought processes. ...Read more

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What to do if I am having strange urges and hallucinations?

Please seek: Urgent evaluation for this. If you have urges to harm or kill yourself or anyone else - please call 911 for transport to the nearest emergency room. ...Read more

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What do you advise if i want help with these hallucinations?

Get treatment: get help immediately. i would even recommend a visit to an ER that has the ability to order a psychiatric consult. this should be the case at any university medical center. ...Read more

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Help please? I want to know what are delusional hallucinations?

Delusion definition: By definition a delusion is a fixed, false, belief. Because it is rigidly held as true by the person suffering with this it tends to be difficult to address, much less cure. ...Read more

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If I were having a hallucination, would I know that it's not real?

If I were having a hallucination, would I know that it's not real?

Maybe: Most pts are aware but not all. I had a pt who kept her dog with her--if she heard a voice and her dog didn't look around she figured she was hallucinating! ...Read more

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