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A 41-year-old female asked:

12 year old healthy girl. got her 1st period last week, not heavy. fainted when walking to the table , she doesnt remember falling but was awake when hit the floor. help never happened before. ??? what do i do?

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Dr. Amrita Dosanjh
Pediatric Allergy and Asthma 38 years experience
Evaluation: She should be evaluated by your pediatrician. Request BP readings lying down and standing and a screening test for anemia. Review other factors such as dehydration and heat/sun exposure.
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