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A 43-year-old female asked:

14 yr old son having dizzy spells, fatigue, pulse of 50, low blood pressure. chronic red hands which when squeezed take about 8 seconds to go normal ?

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Dr. Umesh Patel
Preventive Medicine 42 years experience
Dysautonomia: Dysautonomia syndrome causes different symptoms, avoid stimulants, ensuring hydration, using magnesium, vitamin D & omega fish oils (www.cardiamin.com, use code: CMC), low dose beta blockers e.g. propranolol 5 to 10mg 2 to 3 times daily and SSRIs e.g. citalopram 5 to 10mg daily. Read Dr. Ronald Hoffman’s MVP book (www.Amazon.com) and visit www.dysautonomiainternational.com.
Dr. David Lipkin
Internal Medicine 52 years experience
Worrisome: Your description is very worrisome for a serious medical problem. I assume he has already seen a physician? If not, he belongs in the Emergency Room. A broad range of serious illnesses could present this way. With such a limited amount of information it's not possible to give any meaningful advice other than his condition needs immediate diagnosis and treatment.

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