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what is episodes of decreased consciousness

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

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Dr. Felix Brizuela
31 years experience Neurology
No: you can have convulsions and not lose consciousness if the seizure phenomenon causing the convulsions doesn't spread to an area of the brain altering ... Read More
A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jay Rosenfeld
31 years experience 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 56-year-old male asked:
Dr. Donald Colantino
60 years experience 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 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Edward Smith
53 years experience 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 56-year-old male asked:
Dr. Al Hegab
Dr. Al Hegab answered
39 years experience Allergy and Immunology
Can't tell: Not enough information, loss of consciousness can be due to several causes, don't know the rest of your history, what was the result of physical exami ... Read More
A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Johnnie Strickland Jr
32 years experience 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 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
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Dr. Ilene Ruhoy
20 years experience 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 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. James Ferguson
45 years experience Pediatrics
Get a checkup: This may or may not be true & would certainly be dangerous. If you were driving a car or swimming it could be fatal. See your doc for an evaluatio ... Read More
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