Doctor insights on:
Treatment Of Olfactory Hallucination
So, from age 14-19 i was on 11 different psychotropic meds back to back, age 25 now, no meds with olfactory hallucinations ie smell - what do I do?
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
Specifically, none: Several medications are tried. Some "work" for some for some time. Almost always cbt psychotherapy is also provided and it seems to be the most effective component of treatment. If pursued with a skilled therapist and patience, the condition is often significantly improved w/ or w/out medication. Have hope - you can feel better. Good luck! ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I've had command auditory hallucinations, visual hallucinations and olfactory hallucinations.CAH cause me harm. What are peduncular hallucinations?
Hallucinations: You should have your doctor refer you Tova Psychologist. ...Read more
I've been having olfactory hallucinations for over a month now. They are getting more regular. Why? Should I be worried?
Olfactory: hallucinations. First please visit your doctor to make sure there is not a physical cause for what you are smelling. Then see a mental health professional to discuss these symptoms and any others you may be having. Cover all bases and you will get the support you need. Peace and good health. ...Read more
My 78 yr old mom who has a neurodegenerative disease just lost a front tooth without realizing it & has had olfactory hallucinations for 2 days.
If your ? is, "Does : mom need to see her gerontologist & possibly a neurologist & a geriatric psychiatrist?", the answer is "Yes". Significant alterations in sensorium in an elderly person with a neurodegenerative disorder require immediate evaluation for her safety. ...Read more
My wife(having treatment for hallucination finds it very difficult to stand up and walk even if she sits for a few minutes. What can be done ?
Call her doctor: I'm not sure what treatment your wife is receiving, or what medication she might be on. But, some of these can cause a lowering of blood pressure when the person tries to stand -- with dizziness, weakness, and inability to walk. Please call her doctor & tell about this. Your wife's medications may need adjusting or changing. ...Read more
Is haloperidol used for schizophrenia treatment only? I am prescribed with halo. I am expriencing voice hallucinations and was diagnoised with ptsd.
Haldol (haloperidol): Can be used 'off-label'. It is an older antipsychotic medication that has indications for schizophrenia ; tourette disorder. It can be used for psychotic or dissociative symptoms (such as can occur with ptsd). I prefer working with the newer class of atypical antipsychotics. Take care. ...Read more
Are there any treatments for terminal viral illnesses that induce hallucinations/other psychological effects? Answer please!
People do get : Olfactory flashbacks following traumatic events. You don't describe what you are experiencing, but it is possible. You may want to speak to a psychologist specializing in trauma to deal with the flashbacks. Feel fre to ask additional questions if you need to. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Olfactor: Look at this, I don't think you meant 'mitral' but can't figure out what you meant to type ?antral. http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Olfactory_nerve ...Read more
Yes.: Certain diseases and/or injuries can cause loss of these senses. To purposefully lose them would require intentional injury to the sensory nerves associated with taste and smell. Not very likely someone would volunteer for this! ...Read more
I lost my taste from having the flu about a year ago will it ever come back ? Can the olfactory nerve heal?
Waiting a Year?: You have waited a year without any specialist evaluation and treatment? Please go see an expert in this field. Your family physician will help you with that. ...Read more
- Talk to a doctor online
- Olfactory hallucinations schizophrenia
- Causes of olfactory hallucinations
- Remedies for olfactory hallucinations
- Hypnagogic hallucinations treatment
- Treatment for hallucinations in the elderly
- Treatment for auditory hallucination
- Treatment of gustatory hallucination
- Herbal treatment for hallucination
- Severe olfactory hallucination