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Seeing visions in one's head, an overactive imagination

Is seeing unwanted visions in your head a sign of any major mental illness? Or could it be merely an overactive imagination? Lastly I don't to assume anything That's why I'm questioning instead of presuming any conclusions,
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replied October 28th, 2015
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Hello

Sometimes seeing unwanted visions can be normal. It really sometimes depends on the visions. Was the visions intrusive? Are there voices too? If you fear that it could be a mental illness then you should go to a psychologist and have yourself evaluated and diagnosed.
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replied January 4th, 2019
Thank you for asking at Ehealth forum!

I read your question and I understand your concern.
Could be poor/weak eyesight or sometimes it’s even normal nothing to worry about if there’s nothing addiction happening along like behavioral or mood changes. Still there’s no harm in getting yourself evaluated by a psychiatrist for better help in the form of talk therapy.
I hope it helps. Stay in touch with your healthcare provider for further guidance as our answers are just for education and counselling purposes and cannot be an alternative to actual visit to a doctor.
Take care
Dr Khalil
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