Symptom: Hallucinations


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Hallucinations: Seeing, hearing or sensing something that does not exist.
Introduction: Hallucinations occur when a person believes that they experience something that does not physically exist. Hallucinations can be visual (seeing), auditory (hearing), or even affect the senses of touch or taste. Hallucinations are a serious symptom that needs prompt professional medical advice for diagnosis and treatment.
Detailed cause information for symptom: Hallucinations:
  • Possible causes of symptom: Hallucinations (61 conditions)
  • Medications or substances causing symptom: Hallucinations (17 listings)
  • Medical conditions causing symptom: Hallucinations (24 conditions)
  • Medical conditions causing complication: Hallucinations (3 conditions)

    Medical articles on symptoms: These general medical articles may be of interest:

    Symptoms related to Hallucinations: paranoia (13), delusions (19)
    Symptoms: symptom center, symptom groups, symptom descriptions

    Possible causes of symptom: Hallucinations: The following medical conditions are some of the possible causes of Hallucinations as a symptom. There are likely to be other possible causes, so ask your doctor about your symptoms.

    Medications or substances causing Hallucinations: The following drugs, medications, substances or toxins are some of the possible causes of Hallucinations as a symptom. This list is incomplete and various other drugs or substances may cause your symptoms. Always advise your doctor of any medications or treatments you are using, including prescription, over-the-counter, supplements, herbal or alternative treatments.

    Conditions listing symptoms: Hallucinations: The following list of conditions have '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.

    A

  • Alcohol Withdrawal ... hallucinations, touch hallucinations
  • Alcoholism ... hallucinations
  • Amphetamines ... hallucinations

    B

  • Barbiturate abuse ... hallucinations
  • Benzodiazepine abuse ... hallucinations
  • Bipolar disorder ... hallucinations
  • Brain cancer ... hallucinations

    C

  • Carbon monoxide poisoning ... hallucinations
  • Ciguatera poisoning ... hallucinations
  • Cocaine ... hallucinations

    D

  • Delirium ... hallucinations
  • Delirium tremens ... hallucinations

    E

  • Ecstasy ... hallucinations
  • Epilepsy ... hallucinations

    G

  • Granulomatous amebic encephalitis ... hallucinations

    H

  • Hallucination ... smell hallucinations, hallucinations, hearing hallucinations, touch hallucinations, taste hallucinations

    L

  • Lupus ... hallucinations

    M

  • Marijuana ... hallucinations

    N

  • Naegleria ... hallucinations
  • Narcolepsy ... hypnagogic hallucinations

    P

  • Porphyria ... hallucinations
  • Postpartum psychosis ... hallucinations
  • Psychosis ... hallucinations

    S

  • Schizophrenia ... hallucinations
    Conditions listing complications: Hallucinations: The following list of conditions have 'Hallucinations' or similar listed as a complication in our database. The distinction between a symptom and complication is not always clear, and conditions mentioning this symptom as a complication may also be relevant. This computer-generated list may be inaccurate or incomplete. Always seek prompt professional medical advice about the cause of any symptom.

    A

  • Anoxia ... hallucinations

    C

  • Cocaine ... hallucinations

    P

  • Porphyria ... hallucinations


    Last revised: Nov 26, 2003

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