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is it normal if when i stand up too fast, i pass out?

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Dr. Jose Rafael Marquina
30 years experience Pulmonary Critical Care
Pass out: Is not normal consult with your primary care for appropriate referral.
Answered on Aug 14, 2012
Dr. George Klauber
Specializes in Pediatric Urology
Not uncommon: Not necessarily abnormal if you only feel you are going to pass out, and good reason not to stand up too fast. Can also be a side effect of some medications, especially if those to control blood pressure problems. Consult your dr. If you are on medication & also if you actually pass out and fall to the ground.
Answered on Jan 30, 2013

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