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Can epilepsy or auras cause auditory, olfactory or visual hallucinations?
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In brief: Yes
Especially if you possess temporal lobe epilepsy.

In brief: Yes
Especially if you possess temporal lobe epilepsy.
Dr. Bennett Machanic
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Dr. Kevin Passer
Pediatrics - Psychiatry
2 doctors agree
In brief: Yes
Epilepsy or seizure disoreders can actually cause certain sensations in any of the five sensory areas: vision (visual), hearing (auditory), smell (olfactory), taste (gustatory) and touch (tactile).
I have heard that many can tell when they are about to have a seizure. I understand that for some, the smell of burning rubber is present prior to a seizure. Good question.

In brief: Yes
Epilepsy or seizure disoreders can actually cause certain sensations in any of the five sensory areas: vision (visual), hearing (auditory), smell (olfactory), taste (gustatory) and touch (tactile).
I have heard that many can tell when they are about to have a seizure. I understand that for some, the smell of burning rubber is present prior to a seizure. Good question.
Dr. Kevin Passer
Dr. Kevin Passer
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