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25 Possible Causes for Patient Appears Acutely Ill, Tactile Hallucination

  • Alcohol Withdrawal Delirium

    hallucinations Uncontrollable tremors Seizures DTs can be fatal without treatment, due to the increased risk of developing respiratory arrest, aspiration pneumonitis, or[waypointrecoverycenter.com] The main symptoms of delirium tremens are nightmares, agitation, global confusion, disorientation, visual and auditory hallucinations, tactile hallucinations, fever, high[en.wikipedia.org] It can involve the following types of hallucinations: tactile hallucinations, such as having a sense of itching, burning, or numbness that isn’t actually occurring auditory[healthline.com]

  • Hallucinogen Hallucinosis

    Somatic/tactile hallucination: A false perception or sensation of touch or something happening in or on the body.[minddisorders.com] As a result, any one type of hallucinogen can produce one or more of the following effects: Rapid changes in mood Auditory hallucinations Visual hallucinations Tactile hallucinations[hallucinogens.com] hallucinations Olfactory hallucinations - including 'perfumes' Seeing images Seeing insects Seeing landscapes Seeing flowers Seeing trees Seeing circuses, fairgrounds and[allaboutheaven.org]

  • Phencyclidine Intoxication

    Cocaine Mechanism block biogenic amine (DA, NE, 5HT) reuptake Intoxication presentation mental status changes euphoria, psychomotor agitation, grandiosity, hallucinations[medbullets.com] Tactile hallucinations are especially typical of stimulant psychosis, such as the sensation of something crawling under the skin (formication).[basicmedicalkey.com] […] with intact reality testing or auditory, visual, or tactile illusions occur in the absence of a delirium.[dsm.wikia.com]

  • Alcohol Withdrawal Seizures

    hallucinations Uncontrollable tremors Seizures DTs can be fatal without treatment, due to the increased risk of developing respiratory arrest, aspiration pneumonitis, or[waypointrecoverycenter.com] Its signs and symptoms include: extreme confusion extreme agitation a fever seizures tactile hallucinations, such as having a sense of itching, burning, or numbness that isn[healthline.com] Its signs and symptoms include: extreme confusion extreme agitation a fever seizures tactile hallucinations , such as having a sense of itching, burning, or numbness that[healthline.com]

  • Acute Alcohol Intoxication

    […] disturbances 0 None 1 Mild itching (e.g., pins and needles, burning, numbness) 7 Continuous hallucinations Auditory disturbances 0 Not present 1 Mild harshness or ability[emsreference.com] […] severely acute schizophrenic reactions Agitation 0 Normal activity 1 Somewhat more activity than normal 7 Pacing back and forth during most of the interview or thrashing around Tactile[emsreference.com]

  • Benzodiazepine Overdose

    Cocaine Mechanism block biogenic amine (DA, NE, 5HT) reuptake Intoxication presentation mental status changes euphoria, psychomotor agitation, grandiosity, hallucinations[step2.medbullets.com] (including tactile), paranoid ideations sympathetic activation appetite, tachycardia, pupillary dilation, hypertension, angina can cause severe vasospasm MI - coronary vasospasm[step2.medbullets.com] hallucinations Tonic-clonic seizures Autonomic instability Disorientation Hallucinations Agitation Management Thiamine Folate Multivitamin Dextrose IV Fluids Begin benzodiazepine[step2.medbullets.com]

  • Overdose

    (typically visual or tactile, less commonly auditory, olfactory, or vestibular), restlessness, distractibility, tremor {which is sometimes gross), sweating. tachycardia,[who.int] hallucinations, hyperactivity, and lability of mood, which develops during or shorly after repeated use of moderate or high doses of amfetamines. typically, the individuals[who.int] […] also : psychotic disorder, alcohol- or drug-induced; stimulant amfetamine psychosis A disorder characterized by paranoid delusions, frequently accompanied by auditory or tactile[who.int]

  • Cardiac Glycoside Plant Poisoning

    Visual and tactile hallucinations and psychoses are common.[accessmedicine.mhmedical.com]

  • Alcoholic Gastritis

    ., sweating or pulse rate greater than 100), increased hand tremor, insomnia, nausea or vomiting, transient visual, tactile or auditory hallucinations or illusions, psychomotor[aafp.org] […] or auditory hallucinations or illusions, psychomotor agitation, anxiety or grand mal seizures (b) Alcohol or other substances are taken to relieve or avoid withdrawal symptoms[aafp.org] […] or more of the following): autonomic hyperactivity (e.g., sweating or pulse rate greater than 100), increased hand tremor, insomnia, nausea or vomiting, transient visual, tactile[aafp.org]

  • Hypertensive Encephalopathy

    While there are no reports of auditory hallucinations, there have been single case reports of tactile hallucinations and delusional infestation in PRES patients [8-9] .[cureus.com] Psychiatr Clin North Am. 2014, 37:113–24. 10.1016/j.psc.2013.11.006 Soomro A, Al Bahri R, Alhassan N, et al.: Posterior reversible encephalopathy syndrome with tactile hallucinations[cureus.com]

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