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A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Budi Bahureksa
31 years experience Cardiology
No: Probably not -- but you can certainly hurt yourself as a result of syncope so i would strongly recommend that you address the matter if you have synco ... Read More
Dr. Bennett Werner
44 years experience Cardiology
Depends on cause: Syncope can be due to a simple faint (like having blood drawn) or it can be due to serious heart disease with dangerous arrhythmias. The causes are l ... Read More
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A 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. David Shenouda
21 years experience Cardiology
Syncope triggers: The triggers for syncope depends on the type of syncope. For vasovagal or neurocardiogenic syncope the common triggers are dehydration and stimulants ... Read More
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Dr. Gamal Boutros
39 years experience Neurology
Yes, is serious: Syncope is just blacking out or fainting--the problem it can be cardiac, neurological from a long list of causes--at least it could be due to change p ... Read More
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Dr. Volkan Tuzcu
31 years experience Pediatric Cardiology
Syncope: depends on what is the cause, if it is vasovagal not always that bad...
A 25-year-old member asked:
Dr. Joseph Roosth
35 years experience Internal Medicine
Sometimes: When someone has syncope, they should always have a medical evaluation as many causes can be treated successfully. Unfortunately some, especially fra ... Read More
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A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Bennett Werner
44 years experience Cardiology
Reflex: It is a reflex, mediated by the vagus nerve, in which there is slowing of the heart rate and/or dilation of blood vessels - either/both resulting in a ... Read More
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A 29-year-old member asked:
Dr. LUIS IRIZARRY
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Syncope : A good medical, neurological, cardiopulmonary evaluation. Find reversible and treatable causes. Keep patient stable.
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A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mark Rasak
33 years experience Cardiology
Limited: Due to the pregnancy, labs, 2 echo and holter would be first studies ordered. 30day event recorder may be needed if symptoms are intermittant. Really ... Read More
A 30-year-old member asked:
Dr. Edward Smith
54 years experience Neurosurgery
Yes: First, correct the cause of syncope. If the cause of syncope is not readily treatable, use anticonvulsants to control the seizures. And use them on a ... Read More
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A 55-year-old female asked:
Dr. Calvin Weisberger
51 years experience Cardiology
Syncope: No way to know from here with no information.
A 24-year-old member asked:
Dr. Robert Kwok
33 years experience Pediatrics
Syncope = fainting: Syncope is the medical term for "fainting". Syncope is a temporary loss of consciousness because a person's blood supply to his brain momentarily decr ... Read More

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