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is there a cure for cough syncope?

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Dr. Aaron Milstone
Pulmonology 27 years experience
No: A cure for cough syncope is a difficult query. Most of the time stopping or treating the cough will prevent the problem for most patients. The three main causes of coughs in adults include post nasal drainage, asthma and reflux (gerd). A good workup for the etiology of the cough is the main treatment for cough induced syncope (fainting).
Dr. Pedro Hernandez
Geriatrics 40 years experience
Yes: Stop the cough with strong cough suppressants. Evaluate pt. Why he/she coughs.

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A 32-year-old member asked:

Is it safe to take cough remedies containing phenylephrine while pregnant?

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Yes: You need to take only the recommended dose. Do not take any over-the-counter remedies that contain Aspirin or Ibuprofen or medications like them while pregnant.
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Does pregnancy cause fainting?

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Yes: You should definitely see your doctor immediately if this happens. Most commonly it is caused by a sudden drop in your glucose levels or blood pressure which are a result of the hormone changes of pregnancy. However sometimes it could be due to a problem with your heart, etc so it should never be ignored.
A 42-year-old member asked:

How can I avoid fainting in pregnancy?

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Several things: Drink plenty of water, eat small frequent meals, change positions slowly, avoid getting overheated.
A 43-year-old member asked:

Can fainting be caused by a tumor in the head?

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Dr. Joseph Woods
Pathology 28 years experience
Very possible.: This symptom can be associated with disorders of the heart, like aortic stenosis, as well as anything that involves the cns, like a tumor. In fact, some telltale signs/syx. Include focal neurological deficit (impaired judgement, etc.), seizures, headache, stroke-like symptoms which may mean brain hemorrhage. Vision changes can occur due to the growth of a tumor. See your doctor to be sure.
A 29-year-old member asked:

What risks will my child with syncope have riding a bike?

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Dr. Theodore Ritota
Dentistry 9 years experience
Be very careful: Not recommended to ride bike with history of syncope. One accident could be disasterous. Check with the doctor that diagnosed the syncope.

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