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Yes this is possible. This is called a Mirror gazing illusion and is common in schizophrenia.
The amount of difference can vary greatly but it can include skin color, etc based on the perception of the patient.
The most common is to see a monstrous appearance.
I have had halluinations while looking in the mirror. Can I have them just looking at myself and not the mirror at all times?
Yes with schizophrenia the perception of reality is skewed and so the mind interprets the reality incorrectly and you can see this while simply looking at yourself and not necessarily in the mirror.
This perception is also responsible often for paranoia, etc.
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