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Visual hallucinations

Visual hallucinations: Introduction

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 »

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Visual hallucinations: Symptom Checker

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Visual hallucinations: Animations

Drug interactions causing Visual hallucinations:

When combined, certain drugs, medications, substances or toxins may react causing Visual 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.

Visual hallucinations: Comorbid Symptoms

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Causes of Similar Symptoms to Visual hallucinations

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Visual hallucinations: Deaths

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Misdiagnosis and Visual hallucinations

Undiagnosed stroke leads to misdiagnosed aphasia: BBC News UK reported on a man who had been institutionalized and treated for mental illness because he suffered from sudden inability to speak. This was initially misdiagnosed as a more »

Dementia may be a drug interaction: A common scenario in aged care is for a patient to show mental decline to dementia. Whereas this can, of course, occur more »

ADHD under-diagnosed in adults: Although the over-diagnoses of ADHD in children is a well-known controversy, the reverse side related to adults. Some adults can remain undiagnosed, and indeed the condition has usually been overlooked more »

Bipolar disorder misdiagosed as various conditions by primary physicians: Bipolar disorder (manic-depressive disorder) often fails to be diagnosed correctly by primary care physicians. Many patients with bipolar seek help from more »

Eating disorders under-diagnosed in men: The typical patient with an eating disorder is female. The result is that men with eating disorders often fail to be diagnosed or have a delayed diagnosis. See misdiagnosis of eating disorders or symptoms of more »

Depression undiagnosed in teenagers: Serious bouts of depression can be undiagnosed in teenagers. The "normal" moodiness of teenagers can cause more »

Undiagnosed anxiety disorders related to depression: Patients with depression (see symptoms of depression) may also have undiagnosed anxiety disorders (see more »

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Hospitals & Clinics: Visual hallucinations

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Visual hallucinations: Related Rare Diseases

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Visual hallucinations: Undiagnosed Conditions

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Causes of Visual hallucinations listed in Disease Database:

Other medical conditions listed in the Disease Database as possible causes of Visual hallucinations as a symptom include:

Detailed list of causes of Visual hallucinations

The list below shows some of the causes of Visual hallucinations mentioned in various sources:

How Common are these Causes of Visual hallucinations?

This information refers to the general prevalence and incidence of these diseases, not to how likely they are to be the actual cause of Visual hallucinations. Of the 55 causes of Visual hallucinations that we have listed, we have the following prevalence/incidence information:

  • 0 causes are "very common" diseases
  • 2 causes are "common" diseases
  • 0 causes are "uncommon" diseases
  • 0 causes are "rare" diseases
  • 0 causes are "very rare" diseases
  • 53 causes have no prevalence information.

Conditions listing medical symptoms: Visual hallucinations:

The following list of conditions have 'Visual 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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Classifications of Visual hallucinations:

Medical Conditions associated with Visual hallucinations:

Vision distortion (1970 causes), Visual problems (2143 causes), Vision changes (2526 causes), Vision symptoms (2526 causes), Eye symptoms (5412 causes), Face symptoms (8109 causes), Head symptoms (10192 causes)

Symptoms related to Visual hallucinations:

Hallucinations (288 causes), Delusions (176 causes), Blurred vision (982 causes), Tunnel vision (74 causes), Vision loss (688 causes), Vision symptoms (2526 causes), Eye symptoms (5412 causes), Alcohol withdrawal syndrome, Charles Bonnet syndrome, Lewy body dementia, Lysergic acid diethylamide, Parkinson's disease, Temporal lobe epilepsy, Vertebro-basilar artery syndrome

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