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A 97-year-old female asked:

Sudden pain nausea sweating and disorientation when sitting on toilet,felt faint and the need to call for help no straining, not vaso vagal.

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Dr. Ashesh Patel
Internal Medicine 26 years experience
Near-syncope: It sounds like defecation syncope or near-syncope, which is a variation of vaso-vagal syncope. You should make an appt with your primary care doctor for evaluation. You can go to local ER for evaluation for more immediate attention also.
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