A 21-year-old female asked:
i walked outside, got lightheaded & saw spots, and i thought i was going to faint. the only thing that helped was coughing. what could be wrong?
1 doctor answer
Dr. Richard Zimon answered
58 years experience Internal Medicine
You may: have had a transient heart rythm abnormality which your coughing slowed down...If it happens again you may want to get it checked out! A cardiologist has a number of "tools" to investigate...speak with your Primary Care Provider for a referral or more info. Hope this helps! Dr Z
Answered on Nov 4, 2016
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