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Burleson, TX
A 27-year-old male asked:

Why do i black out and turn white and my lips turn blue i'm still breathing and my left arm goes numb?

2 doctor answers3 doctors weighed in
Dr. Kenneth Smith
Internal Medicine 34 years experience
Symptoms: A very serious and worrisome set of symptoms. First thought would be emergency department. No driving cardiac event arrythmias first thought? Verses neurological event like seizure. A very intensive evaluation indicated before you allow yourself to be seriously injured.
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Dr. Bennett Machanic
Neurology 54 years experience
CONCERNING: Among many possible answers include epilepsy, with focality, from right side of brain; primary heart problems with periodic heart block, such as sick sinus syndrome; potential episodes of low blood pressure, from meds or dysautonomia; problems with hypoglycemia; unusual presentation of basilar migraine, although you are older than the average pt. See a neurologist asap, and get an eeg soon.
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Last updated Apr 7, 2019


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