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... don't know if this applies to your dad, but when people are on a lot of medication seeing bugs seems to be a common reaction. ... (12 replies)
... he was saying he was seeing bugs that wasn't even there he was freaking out. but he went off the pills then it stopped. i think its your med that's doing it that's all. ... (4 replies)
... My mother always complained of seeing bugs when she was on narcotic pain medications. When she went off them, the bugs went away. Just a thought. ... (4 replies)

... I have been seeing bugs that are not there for about a yr now and have never told anyone. now i am wondering after reading someone else post if it isnt my meds. ... (4 replies)
... in that they will wall out on the ground and then die. The bugs I mean! ... (12 replies)
... Sometimes it just makes you feel better to laugh. That is funny that your mom knows what color her bugs are. Next time my dad sees them, I should ask him what the bugs look like and how big are they? ... (12 replies)
... go, she complained about the bugs.... But it was so hard to keep a straight face when she talked about them. She would say "Those little buggers.... little green bugs that laugh at me and when I try to kill them they spit at me!! ... (12 replies)
... So, for now, we just distract and look for bugs sometimes. ... (12 replies)
... Hi Everyone, Thanks for all the help! I really appreciate it. So far my dad has not seen or talked to any relatives that are not there. Of course, he is pretty smart about sitting there quitely, so you never know what he is thinking. He would see shadows and think they are people or animals. Or at night, he would tell my mom that someone was in the bathroom (when they... (12 replies)
... I don't know about a stage of AD that this is tied to. My mother saw and conversed with her deceased sister, but saw no bugs to my knowledge. Methinks that the doctor needs this information. ... (12 replies)
... Hallucinations means seeing things that are not there. Like the monkey my Mom saw and spoke to in a tree in Bill's back yard. ... (12 replies)
... Unless he was just trying to shake a bunch of bugs off of his arms. Both at the same time. He is not too bad of that, yet. The tremors from Parkinsons, I mean. ... (12 replies)
... I think you and your mom are doing a great job! You're doing the right thing. Telling your dad the bugs are not real might get your dad agitated and make the "sightings" worse or more often. ... (12 replies)
... I am back again, with another problem. I need help for me, my mom and my father. Mostly, just this past week or two, my dad says that he has been seeing lots of bugs. In the carpet, on his arm, in his food, drink or whatever. ... (12 replies)
... I don't know what kind of dementia you have and I hope you are seeing a doctor and get the drugs you need for your situation. ... (4 replies)
... Lots of our parents are in denial about their spouse being ill. My mom was for about 2 years. Over 2006, she has started seeing the light. But still insists that she can take care of him at home. My dad is not quite the level your MIL is. ... (3 replies)
... I don't know where to begin, in 1997 and maybe even before we started to notice that my husbands mother at the age of 63 started to behave strange. She started seeing bugs everywhere(she collected fuzz balls off the floor)could not read or write (we thought something was wrong with her eyes) She went to the eye doctor nothing was wrong. She can not dress herself, cannot dial a... (5 replies)
... could be making his illnessess worse, now, tho. Some days he is really smart, but most days, he is very forgetful, tired, and just now seeing bugs that are not there. ... (17 replies)
... This will not help for everyone but my aunt was having hallucinations and when we brought it to her DR's attention he went over her med's again and had to change some of them around because since she had weight loss she was over medicated. (12 replies)
... Hi Sue, Thanks for the haldol information. Ya know, he is on a lot medicines, but not so much pain meds. Only 4 aleve per day. For arthritis in his back. But, he does have his 1 aricept and 2 carbidopa/levadopa, and an allergy pill and meclizine 2 times per day for dizziness. The other two are stool softener and vitamin. But, you really never know with older people...... (12 replies)




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