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Hallucinations

Bagpuss77j

Registered User
Nov 5, 2015
30
Wirral
My mum has started hallucinating thinking events are happening and that people on the TV are in the room along with forgetting where the toilet and room is
 

fizzie

Registered User
Jul 20, 2011
2,730
Sorry to hear she is having such a difficult time. Apologies if this is stating the obvious but infections urinary or I have heard even tooth infections, can cause hallucinations - has this been checked?

keep posting and take great care of yourself xx
 

Bagpuss77j

Registered User
Nov 5, 2015
30
Wirral
Sorry to hear she is having such a difficult time. Apologies if this is stating the obvious but infections urinary or I have heard even tooth infections, can cause hallucinations - has this been checked?

keep posting and take great care of yourself xx
Thanks for reply she does have a cold at the moment that has prevented her having a flu jab but no infection so no antibiotics
 

canary

Registered User
Feb 25, 2014
11,603
South coast
Thanks for reply she does have a cold at the moment that has prevented her having a flu jab but no infection so no antibiotics
A cold can make it worse too.

Once mum started confusing TV with reality we had to drastically reduce what she watched. No crime programs, no soaps and definitely no news.