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Hallucinations, anxiety, breastfeeding
Can I breastfeed while on olanzapine 5 mg? I was on 2.5 mg and while my hallucinations have come down, I still hear hallucinations like paagal hai (something I was called in the past), pagal ho gayi hai while the fan is on, windows are closed etc. Also I have become highly sensitive to sounds and noises feeling like I am hallucinating again increasing my anxiety to a much greater degree. As a result of this anxiety, I started auditory hallucinating like the TV is playing whereas it is actually not. But it stops when I distract myself or stop thinking about it. What do I do? My history of hallucinations began 2 years ago when I was harassed by a group of neighbour's incessantly (it is as a result of this trauma that I started hallucinating) How can I recover from it? I used to be a perfectly healthy individual two years ago but I am in utter distress now. Please help
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I think you may benefit by reviewing with your doctor. Visit this OCD site for additional information https://www.nhs.uk/mental-health/conditions/obsessive-compulsive-disorder-ocd/symptoms/ You may visit my site for further info on OCD symptoms which may well be part of near hallucinatory experiences. dr-siddiqui.com
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Hi young mother, Whatever symptoms you are going through presently it will be advisable if you can check with your consulting doctor . You need to focus at the child now and prioritise the baby’s needs .
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Along with medication try to attend Tele consultation from senior licenced Psychologist for your confused mind .
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Positive diversions will help you ,rather than harping over past experiences that hurts you .
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Need to visit a psychiatrist
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Any medicine mother takes , a part of it will go to the baby through breast milk. We doctors choose suitable  medication for the patient after discussing with the patient it's pros and cons. It is not sure what is the diagnosis given to you by your doctor. But I personally think you need therapy sessions also to manage the trauma and after effects to successfully manage your hallucinations. 
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Discuss with your treating doctor what does the doctor have planned/ expect from the treatment and long term plans
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