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Fainting when coughing

A 42-year-old female asked:
Dr. John Chiu
Allergy and Immunology 57 years experience
Only when violent: Coughing when violent can cause dizziness and even syncope.

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A 20-year-old female asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
Pathology 49 years experience
Could be: Your symptoms are consistent with post-concussion state. Visit this site for information on this topic and decide if you should see a doctor: https://... Read More
A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. John Chiu
Allergy and Immunology 57 years experience
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A 21-year-old female asked:
Dr. Sheldon Brownstein
Specializes in Cardiac Electrophysiology
Cough: Mild fever, cough and sore throat sound like a viral syndrome with upper respiratory infection . Hydration important as well as good nutrition for syn... Read More
A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. Vahe Yetimyan
General Practice 51 years experience
Hard to guess.: You have some of the symptoms of cold , flu and covid19 . Also you appear to be dehydrated. But you are young and no mention of any underlying medica... Read More
A male asked:
Dr. Ira Friedlander
Cardiac Electrophysiology 42 years experience
Coughing increases: the pressure in the thorax which reduces the normal blood return to the right side of the heart. This can result in a sudden drop in blood pressure an... Read More
A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Norman Knee
General Practice 64 years experience
Be checked by doc: What you describe could well be due to premature ventricular or atrial heart beats followed by a compensatory pause, as the cause of the need to cough... Read More
A 22-year-old male asked:
Dr. William Gaya
Neurology 29 years experience
Syncope: Yes it is possible. The more vigorous or prolonged continuous cough are the more likely to cause the fainting or lightheadedness. This is due to an ex... Read More
A 20-year-old female asked:
Dr. Keshab Paudel
Internal Medicine 19 years experience
URI: You may be suffering from upper respiratory viral syndrome. Please take some rest, take tylenol (acetaminophen) , adequate fluid intake, then you don'... Read More
A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. John Munshower
Family Medicine 30 years experience
Aspiration: You may have aspirated some small amount of the carbonated soda into the trachea/lung which would cause your chest to hurt. If healthy, you may be fi... Read More

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