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A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Shabbir Hossain
16 years experience Internal Medicine
Passing out: Syncope is a generic term for passing out. Alot of things can cause it, some serious, some not so serious. So heat syncope would be, passing out du ... Read More

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A 24-year-old member asked:
Dr. Robert Kwok
33 years experience Pediatrics
Overheats and faints: A person who gets overheated will automatically dilate (widen) the blood vessels in his skin so that more blood will flow to the skin. His body does t ... Read More
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Dr. Gary Ritholz
30 years experience Anesthesiology
Feinting: Heat feinting or syncope occurs when the body overheats and tries to lower its temp. It does this by sweating and dilating small vessels near the sur ... Read More
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A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Robert Kwok
33 years experience Pediatrics
Overheats and faints: A person who gets overheated will automatically dilate (widen) the blood vessels in his skin so that more blood will flow to the skin. His body does t ... Read More
Dr. Pedro Hernandez
40 years experience Geriatrics
Heat exhaustion: Any person having syncope while exposed to the sun or warm temperatures. This is associated to the vasodilation, to the perspiration o lack of perspir ... Read More
A 35-year-old female asked:
Dr. Bennett Werner
44 years experience Cardiology
No: Your dizzy spells, syncope, and positive tilt table may indicate POTS (postural orthostatic tachycardia syndrome). If you have a positive tilt table, ... Read More
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A 63-year-old male asked:
Dr. Riyas Fadal
Specializes in Sports Medicine
Heat exhaustion: Exposed to heat results in heat exhaustion and heat stroke. when there is added humidity this reduces the bodies ability to sweat and further increase ... Read More
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A 36-year-old female asked:
Dr. Suzanne Fiala
30 years experience Family Medicine
Possibly: Your symptoms could certainly be related to acute, severe anxiety. U nfortunately they could also be due to a variety of other, possibly more sinister ... Read More
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A 29-year-old male asked:
Dr. Bradford Romans
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History of ?: Have you ever had Heat Exhaustion or Heat Stroke? People with that history have a lifelong higher sensitivity to get it again. They can get either con ... Read More
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A 46-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ruben Cerri
Specializes in Pediatrics
Should see a doctor: You do not mention under what circumstances this happened. However, because you mentioned irregular HR, and intermittent dizziness , you should ta ... Read More
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A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. Julan Crane
25 years experience Pediatrics
Syncope: This is not normal, especially in a five year old. Please see a pediatric cardiologist and neurologist.
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