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Parma Heights, OH
A 24-year-old female asked:

I experience near fainting spells numerous times a day, every day, for over a month now. family doctor said tests are normal. i dont get spinning, i just get a rush and weakness like im going to passout. could anxiety cause symptoms that extreme?

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Dr. Heidi Fowler
Psychiatry 26 years experience
anxiety: Have you been worked up for POTS and other conditions. I doubt it is anxiety until you are experiencing panic attacks multiple times per day. Would only attribute it to psychiatric cause if all pertinent medical causes were ruled out.
Dr. Frank Kuitems
Internal Medicine 40 years experience
This site is for free information only. Recommend seeing a cardiologist and neurologist and avoid driving your car do you find that because of the spells they can be very serious or just anxiety
Jul 26, 2020

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