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Dr. can look for why: A hallucination is an experience in which a person sees (or hears, feels, or tastes) something that seems real, but is not really there. The person is awake during the hallucination. Treatment depends on the cause, which can be chemical imbalances (liver or kidney failure), drug abuse, medicine effects, psychiatric illnesses (schizophrenia, ptsd), brain tumors, dementia, sleep disorders, etc... ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Yes to hallucination: Ecstasy (mdma) can cause derealization, depersonalization, visual hallucinations, decreased appetite, dry mouth, tooth grinding & problems concentrating. After- affects include irritability, anxiety, paranoia, depressed mood, fatigue, diarrhea, constibation, apathy, vertigo, lightheadedness & insomnia. Stroke, coma, organ failure & death can also occur. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Would a person having a hullucination believe it to be real to be a true hallucination or could they know they are hullicinating?
Hallucinations: A person hallucinating may be aware that s/he's hallucinating. I know many schizophrenic patients who recognize that their hallucinations are exactly that. However, some people don't have this insight -- and some hallucinations tell you to do scary things. People hallucinating from some drugs or withdrawal states may also be aware they're hallucinating, and be extremely frightened. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Yes: Visual hallucinations of the deceased individual are not uncommon in the acute grief period. As an isolated symptom or event this is not necessarily a concern, as there is no evidence that uncomplicated grief requires treatment. However grief that does not progress and resolve or is accompanied by symptoms of depression that interfere with the ability to function requires evaluation. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Many: Recreational drugs such as lsd, ecstasy, psilocybin, mescaline, marijuana, and ketamine are some. Also many prescription medications can do this as well: antimuscarinic agents; levodopa; donapezil; antidepressants including ssri's and occasionally bupropion; opiates; proton pump inhibitors; steroids; quinolone antibiotics such as cipro, etc. Hallucinations happen in alcohol & drug withdrawal too. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Is taking a long time (than normal) to respond to someone else a symptom of hallucinations? I.E. Taking a long time to answer questions, or respond.
GET HELP!: Chemical imbalance. A command hallucination is an auditory hallucination that tells you to do something. For instance you can have an auditory hallucination where you believe that people talking. A command hallucination would actually tell you to act . Very serious and is a sign of psychosis like with schizophrenia. Needs immediate attention and medication. See a psychiatrist immediately. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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