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Loss of consciousness made worse by exercise or physical activity

A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jay Rosenfeld
31 years experience in Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation
Tough one: That's a tough one. I suppose if the massage therapist over extended your neck backward and you had some decreased flow to the brain due to narrowed a ... Read More
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A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Edward Smith
53 years experience in Neurosurgery
Continuum: Coma is the deepest form of loss of consciousness (loc), in which no responsiveness to the external environment exists. This can be reversible. Techni ... Read More
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A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Johnnie Strickland Jr
32 years experience in Family Medicine
Can't decide: Both can be life threatening; loss of consciousness during choking is a progression nearer to death. Loss of consciousness can ocurr in many cases an ... Read More
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Dr. Pedro Hernandez
39 years experience in Geriatrics
Lost consciousness: If you had real loss of consciousness then i hope you are under the care of a physician. If you had more than one episode of sudden loss of consciousn ... Read More
A 51-year-old member asked:
Dr. Josephine Ruiz-healy
38 years experience in Pediatrics
Yes: Yes it can, you may not "pass out" but you will not remember the event. In children these are called "petit mal" seizures or absence seizure. They may ... Read More
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A female asked:
Dr. Ilene Ruhoy
20 years experience in Neurology
Depends: Seizures can be partial or generalized. These categories mean either without or with loss of consciousness. It is important to note a seizure can be v ... Read More
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A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. Quang Nguyen
Specializes in Endocrinology
Yes: Definitely not normal and need to be evaluated by the er, cardiologists, neurologists or primary care physicians. Noone should experience loss of con ... Read More
A 56-year-old male asked:
Dr. Donald Colantino
60 years experience in Internal Medicine
Difference: Both cause loss of consciousness, but with seizures there are associated symptoms like convulsing movements, incontinence of urine or feces, biting of ... Read More
A 68-year-old male asked:
Dr. Kevin Daly
Specializes in Emergency Medicine
Syncope/cough: Severe coughing spasms can cause syncope (passing out). Someone prone to arrhythmia (irregular heartbeat) can sometimes be thrown into an arrhythmia ... Read More
A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Joel Gallant
35 years experience in Infectious Disease
See a doctor!: If you're dizzy and losing consciousness, get off the computer and see a doctor!

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