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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
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
False Fixed Belief: A delusion is a false fixed belief. In other words, when some one believes in something that despite contrary evidence they will not alter their thoughts or ideas. Examples: someone is putting poison in my drinking water, my mail is being read before i get it, the neighbors are aliens, my dog talks to me, I am jesus, my dead grandmother visits me every day. There are many causes of delusions. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
R They Interfering?: Dictionary.Com defines a delusion as "a false belief or opinion." this is usually accepted 2 mean that a person holds a belief that most others don't hold as true. //it sounds like u have some beliefs about "the devil" that u're aware most others don't share.// i'd want 2 know if your beliefs about the devil are creating problems 4 u in ur life. ...Read more
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 their power and ability. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Delusions: Psychotic symptoms involve a loss of touch with reality. Patients with psychosis have an impaired reality sense/experience, meaning that what they see, hear, or believe is erroneous or false. However, psychotic patients can have good reality testing. That is, some can identify that the delusion (fixed false belief) or hallucination is false even though their is impairment in reality sense. ...Read more
Irrational beliefs: There are different types of delusions. The most common delusional themes are erotic (believing that one is loved by another), grandiose (believing that one possesses some great, but unrecognized, talent or insight, jealous (being convinced, with no cause, that his or her partner is unfaithful, and persecutory type (most common and involves a theme or series of themes of being persecuted. ...Read more
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