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I have a brother who is 58 years old. He seems to be having

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I have a brother who is 58 years old . He seems to be having some sort of psycharttric i through his house naked break. He is seeing wild animals in his house and walking . We did take him tot he hospital last night and they wanted to run tests He was not admitted for mental issues but medical. He signed himself out today. We have called the police but they say that they cannot take him or 5150 him. I don't know what to do
JA: Have you seen a doctor about this yet? What medications are you taking?
Customer: This is not for me. No he is not takiing any psycotropic meds
JA: What medications do you take daily? Are you allergic to any medications?
Customer: not for me
JA: Anything else in your medical history you think the doctor should know?
Customer: He has glacoma and has lost most of his sight. He hhas a large hernia and irregular heartbeat
Submitted: 2 months ago.
Category: Medical
Expert:  Dr. David replied 2 months ago.

Hello, this is Dr. David. I am reviewing your question now and will be with you momentarily.

Expert:  Dr. David replied 2 months ago.

did you tell his ER doctors that he has some sort of psychiatric illness, that he sees things which are not there?

these can be hallucinations or dilusions.

is he a danger to himself or others due to his mental illness?