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Hallucinations can affect any of the senses including sight (visual hallucinations), hearing sounds of voices (auditory hallucinations) or other senses (e.g. taste hallucinations). Hallucinations can occur from many causes, ranging from causes such as hallucinations from a high fever (esp. in children or the elderly), various types of drug use or intoxication, brain disorders (e.g. epilepsy), or from delusional disorders such as schizoprenia (and variants of these disorders). Many causes are possible and hallucinations of any kind need immediate professional medical assessment....more »
The following medical conditions are some of the possible
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Some of the possible treatments listed in sources for treatment of Auditory hallucinations may include:
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When combined, certain drugs, medications, substances or toxins may react causing Auditory hallucinations as a symptom. Always advise your doctor of any medications or treatments you are using, including prescription, over-the-counter, supplements, herbal or alternative treatments.
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The list of organs typically affected by Auditory hallucinations may include, but is not limited to:
The list below shows some of the causes of Auditory hallucinations mentioned in various sources:
This information refers to the general prevalence and incidence of these diseases, not to how likely they are to be the actual cause of Auditory hallucinations. Of the 48 causes of Auditory hallucinations that we have listed, we have the following prevalence/incidence information:
The following list of conditions have 'Auditory hallucinations' or similar listed as a symptom in our database. This computer-generated list may be inaccurate or incomplete. Always seek prompt professional medical advice about the cause of any symptom.
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This information shows analysis of the list of causes of Auditory hallucinations based
on whether certain risk factors apply to the patient:
Depending on the seriousness of the onset of Auditory hallucinations, you may want to consult one of the following medical professionals.
Important:In extreme cases, always seek advice from emergency services :
Medical Conditions associated with Auditory hallucinations:
Hallucinations (288 causes), Delusions (176 causes), Mental problems (3121 causes), Hearing symptoms (1100 causes), Ear symptoms (1999 causes), Face symptoms (8109 causes), Head symptoms (10192 causes), Behavioral symptoms (4608 causes), Cognitive impairment (3664 causes), Psychiatric symptom (971 causes), Personality symptoms (4029 causes)
Symptoms related to Auditory hallucinations:
Hallucinations (288 causes), Delusions (176 causes), Paranoia (115 causes), Schizophrenia, Hearing symptoms (1100 causes), Mental illness, Psychotic disorders, Cocaine overdose, Amphetamine overdose, Antipsychotic drugs
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