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Tactile hallucinations from some mediciness? Which drugs might cause that?

Tactile hallucinations from some mediciness? Which drugs might cause that?

Several: One of the most common causes of tactile hallucinations is not really a "medicine" at all -- it's withdrawal from alcohol. Benzodiazepine withdrawal can cause it also. Tactile hallucinations -- also called "formication" -- commonly happen with use of Cocaine and amphetamine. Ketamine is another agent that can cause these. ...Read more

Tactile (Definition)

Pleural fremitus is a palpable vibration of the wall of the thorax caused by friction between the parietal and visceral pleura of the lungs. See pleural friction rub for the auditory ...Read more


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Can any one or combination of these cause slight visual and tactile hallucinations? Wellbutrin (bupropion) XL, Lamotrigine, Fluoxetine.

Can any one or combination of these cause slight visual and tactile hallucinations? Wellbutrin (bupropion) XL, Lamotrigine, Fluoxetine.

Maybe: "Slight" hallucinations? None of the three medications typically causes hallucinations. However bupropion (Wellbutrin) increases the risk of seizures and this is a possibility here. Tactile hallucinations are rare and usually seen in drug/alcohol intoxication/withdrawal. Please see your MD right away, these symptoms are unusual and potentially serious and require a medical explanation. ...Read more

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What can cause hallucinations?

What can cause hallucinations?

Hypothesis: One theory that could apply to your question is what's known as the dopamine hypothesis. Dopamine is a nerotransmitter which, according to the theory, is in excess. That means there's too much dopamine in the neuroreceptors, and this contributes to hallucinations. ...Read more

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Can ginger cause hallucinations?

Can ginger cause hallucinations?

Never seen it: This seems to be a popular question online, but I've never seen anyone hallucinate from ginger. Doesn't mean it couldn't happen though. ...Read more

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Which drugs cause hallucinations?

Which drugs cause hallucinations?

Hallucinogens: Abused substances are Psychedelics such as LSD, Dissociatives such as PCP, or Delirients such as Nutmeg. ...Read more

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Can this drug cause hallucinations?

Can this drug cause hallucinations?

Hallucinations: Some drugs, mostly illicit drugs, can, but I am not sure which drug u r referring to! ...Read more

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Which drugs cause "true hallucinations"?

Which drugs cause "true hallucinations"?

Hallucinigens abound: The brain is capable of misfiring under many circumstances. .. Some drugs are known for their tendency to induce or bring on hallucinations such as possibly hallucinogenic mushrooms or others. But many drugs can pose a risk depending on the person and circumstance. "True hallucinations" are that persons experience of the misfiring of brain neuro circuits. Best to work to protect one's brain. ...Read more

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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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What are some drugs that can cause hallucinations?

What are some drugs that can cause hallucinations?

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, (ciprofloxacin) etc. Hallucinations happen in alcohol & drug withdrawal too. ...Read more

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How can a person cope with tactile hallucinations?

How can a person cope with tactile hallucinations?

It depends: It depends on the cause. Tactile hallucinations can also be known as formication -- and are common in amphetamine & Cocaine abuse. Also alcohol withdrawal. Can be found in schizophrenia and other delusional disorders as well. Finding and treating the cause is best way to deal with tactile hallucinations. See your primary care physician or a psychiatrist for help. ...Read more

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Could doing drugs in the past cause hallucinations?

No: The "storage" of hallucinogenic drugs in fat cells that are then released years later when the fat cell is burned is a myth that has been debunked.
Flashbacks are a known psychiatric entity but are psychological in nature and not due to a late release of a therapeutic level of an old hallucinogen. ...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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Could the loss of a loved one cause visual hallucinations?

Could the loss of a loved one cause visual hallucinations?

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 more

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Can touching moss cause hallucinations? Can touching blue moss cause hallucinations?

Can touching moss cause hallucinations? Can touching blue moss cause hallucinations?

No: Touching moss does not cause hallucinations. Hallucinations are false perceptions which occur during a state of psychosis related to a psychiatric disorder, or can occur during states of acute intoxication with drugs or alcohol. ...Read more

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Are only tactile hallucinations late at night possible, or they should be there all day?

Any time: Abnormal sensations of any sort, painful or not, may occur spontaneously, at any time of day. Certain pain / sensory syndromes have characteristic times of occurrence. But there is no iron-clad requirement that the "rule" be followed. ...Read more

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What causes command hallucinations? I do not use drugs or booze. I am not on medication

What causes command hallucinations? I do not use drugs or booze. I am not on medication

Be careful: Command hallucinations are often seen in serious psychotic disorders such as schizophrenia. They can be very dangerous if directing one to do harmful things to self or others. If you are having these, please see your physician and/or a psychiatrist for an evaluation asap. ...Read more

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What causes me to have word hallucinations when reading, I read things and think it says one then then go back and reread and its different, why?

Confusion: I would not call what you described word hallucinations. Hallucinations is perceiving something that doesn't exist. I am sort of confused over what your problem is. Please clarify if it makes one sense when you first read something but then it changes when you re-read it or you think you read one word when in fact it is a different one. ...Read more

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What causes hallucinations when on shrooms?

Shrooms: They contain the hallucinogenic compound Psilocybin.

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Doc, what causes hallucinations?

Many sources: Hallucinations can be caused by many things. It is best to seek out the help of a doctor who can rule out biochemical causes/drug induced causes and can help to prescribe medications if necessary. ...Read more

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What causes illusions, delusions, and hallucinations?

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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Could anxiety cause hallucinations?

Could anxiety cause hallucinations?

In general -: Anxiety doesn't normally cause hallucinations. During a panic attack, you could have a sense that you aren't real or that the world around you is surreal. Hallucinations may occur in the context of severe post traumatic stress disorder (which is a form on anxiety disorder). ...Read more

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What causes a visual hallucination?

What causes a visual hallucination?

Many: Visual hallucinations are usually associated with some medical issue eg seizures, fever, drug use, or can be normal-see answer for related to sleep. When emotional are associated with ptsd or in severe psychosis usually assoiciated with auditory hallucinations. ...Read more

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Why can atenenol cause hallucinations?

Why can atenenol cause hallucinations?

Rare side effect: Hallucinations from atenolol are listed as a rare side effect. Are you on any other medications? Interactions between medications can also potentiate unusual side effects. Recommend informing your doctor if you are experiencing such. Hope this is helpful. Best. ...Read more

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How can you have a tactile hallucination?

How can you have a tactile hallucination?

Touched: Tactile hallucinations are bodily sensations when no source for the experience is present. Drug use, particularly with stimulants, can be a cause of tactile hallucinations, especially on the skin. People who have lost limbs can also experience "phantom" pain or other sensations when the limb is not present. In fact, the majority of individuals who have lost limbs experience some phantom sensation. ...Read more

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What causes olfactory or gustatory hallucinations?

Hallucinations: Causes can be central or peripheral. An example of central olfactory hallucinations is head injury or temporal lobe seizures or migraines or strokes. An example of peripheral olfactory is sinusitis or upper respiratory infection.
An example of gustatory is epilepsy or schizophrenia or illicit substances. ...Read more

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Can eating morning glory seeds cause hallucinations?

Can eating morning glory seeds cause hallucinations?

Yes: The active agents in morning glory seeds are relatives of lsd. The neuropsychological effects are similar to those of lsd -- and consist of hallucinations, anxiety, mood changes, depersonalization, and drowsiness. Acute clinical effects may also include dilated pupils, nausea, vomiting, and diarrhea. There are published cases of suicide related to ingesting morning glory seeds too. ...Read more

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Can alcohol cause hallucinations? Need expert opinions!

Can alcohol cause hallucinations? Need expert opinions!

Yes: Symptoms typically present about 8 hours after a significant fall in blood alcohol levels. They peak on day 2 and, by day 4 or 5, the symptoms have usually improved significantly.[3][4]
Minor withdrawal symptoms (can appear 6-12 hours after alcohol has stopped

Alcoholic hallucinosis (can appear 12-24 hours after alcohol has stopped):[6]
Includes visual, auditory, or tactile hallucinations.
Withdrawal seizures (can appear 24-48 hours after alcohol has stopped):[6]
These are generalised tonic-clonic seizures.
Alcohol withdrawal delirium or 'delirium tremens' (can appear 48-72 hours after alcohol has stopped). [6] ...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