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what is syncopal episode

A 37-year-old male asked:
Dr. Pamela Pappas
42 years experience Psychiatry
It depends: The answer to this depends on the reason for the syncope, and whether it's been addressed & treated or not. Syncope can come from many sources -- dr ... Read More
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Dr. Christine Norton
24 years experience Family Medicine
It may happen again : He needs to have his sugars and blood pressure checked and possibly a holter monitor and he may even need a carotid doppler to rule out carotid stenos ... Read More
Dr. Tung Nguyen
31 years experience Neurosurgery
Possible : Your medical conditions can contribute to syncope, either from direct effect on your heart and blood vessels, or as a side effect of treatment of hype ... Read More

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A 54-year-old male asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
49 years experience Pathology
See below: If your doctors who examined you, carried out the tests and had access to your health history were not helpful, it is unreasonable to expect one of us ... Read More
A 29-year-old member asked:
Dr. Theodore Ritota
9 years experience Dentistry
Be careful: It is common to feel somewhat light headed after donating blood. Everyone reacts differently, but by donating you are briefly compromising your own ci ... Read More
A 42-year-old female asked:
Dr. Bennett Werner
44 years experience Cardiology
"strange sxs": Can you elaborate on the new symptoms? Was the cause of the syncope established? Are you diabetc? Have you ever had a heart attack? Have you had fur ... Read More
A 17-year-old male asked:
Dr. Franklyn Gergits
29 years experience ENT and Head and Neck Surgery
Near fainting: Hello, these symptoms should be evaluated by your doctor. It may be related to an irregular heartbeat. Just a thought.
A 53-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jay Park
Dr. Jay Park answered
50 years experience Pediatrics
Around 10 years: Syncope is a common event in otherwise healthy children, especially in the second decade.
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A 51-year-old female asked:
Dr. Bert Liang
Specializes in Neurology
Yes: Congestive heart failure can absolutely result in syncopal episodes. Patients should be evaluated by their cardiologists to assess cardiac function, ... Read More
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A 53-year-old female asked:
Dr. Edgar Mendizabal
55 years experience Internal Medicine
Conceivable: if injuries led to vertebral artery impingement. Get a tilt table test and a neurology evaluation
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A 54-year-old male asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
49 years experience Pathology
Start slowly: 55 years is not too old for vigorous exercise, however, given your history, start with low intensity exercise like walking and gradually increase the ... Read More
A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. Martin Raff
56 years experience Infectious Disease
Cannot diagnose: Without more information, a past medical history and full exam and possibly labs it would be foolish to begin to construct a differential diagnosis. ... Read More
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