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Daily has for a month w/ smell hallucinations, sensitivity to light, sound, smell, speech probs, confusion. Debilitating. Are these migraines?

Daily has for a month w/ smell hallucinations, sensitivity to light, sound, smell, speech probs, confusion. Debilitating. Are these migraines?

You need a : Comprehensive neurological assessment for accurate diagnosis. Even if your symptoms were consistent with a medical condition - i don't think you would find too many doctors who would make a diagnosis on line with this info. ...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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How to remove hallucinations?

How to remove hallucinations?

Consult physician: Consult a psychiatrist (or neurologist) for full evaluation of nature & extent of hallucinations in order to develop a specific treatment plan. Hallucinations may occur with many psychiatric, medical, neurological & substance use conditions and evaluation is necessary to determine specific cause. ...Read more

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Hallucinations: how to stop them?

Hallucinations: how to stop them?

Evaluation first: Hallucinations can come from many different causes. Thorough evaluation guides treatment. Some potential issues: drug or alcohol intoxication or withdrawal; medication side effects; metabolic encephalopathy; other toxins; psychotic disorders like schizophrenia, psychotic depression, or bipolar mania; tumors; degenerative disorders, etc. Please see your doctor asap for help with this! ...Read more

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Can someone have hallucinations on ecstasy?

Can someone have hallucinations on ecstasy?

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 more

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What is considered a command hallucination?

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 more

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What could be the medical causes of hallucinations?

Many: Many medical causes: different drugs, severe kidney disease, encephalopathy, severe hypoglicemia, brain disease.Lots of things can cause hallucinations. ...Read more

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Why might someone keep having "fast" hallucinations?

Why might someone keep having "fast" hallucinations?

Bipolar disorder: Hallucinations are symptoms of psychosis, which may be due to drugs, trauma, infection, or psychotic illnesses. If someone is manic, he or she may experience hallucinations and speeding up of all of their body's functions. A consultation with a Psychiatrist is immediately warranted. ...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