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Can being in a hot tub cause passing out and seizures?

Can being in a hot tub cause passing out and seizures?

Yes: Hot tubs can lead to dehydration and are especially dangerous in the young, old, and ill. Limit time in the hot tub, drink plenty of water, avoid caffeine and alcohol, and cool off if you feel hot/dizzy to help prevent this. ...Read more

Dr. Rajiva Goyal
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Syncope (Definition)

Loss of consciousness and postural tone caused by diminished cerebral blood flow. Syncope may indicate a particular medical condition, however often it may occur in an otherwise healthy individual. It is a common problem, accounting for 3% ...Read more


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How do I tell if I am passing out or having a seizure?

How do I tell if I am passing out or having a seizure?

Fatigue: There are features that you might experience after you had seizure and those features are headache, fatigue, tired, sleepy, confusion, tongue Biting, urinary or bowel incontinence, etc. ...Read more

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How to know if I had a seizure from passing out?

How to know if I had a seizure from passing out?

See below: If you had a generalized tonic clonic seizure after becoming unconscious, you might feel disoriented and have generalized muscle aches afterwards. You might have bit your tongue or cheek during the event or even urinated;/or defecated on yourself. If you are concerned, it may be recommended to see a neurologist for detailed evaluation. Hope that helps! ...Read more

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I want to know what is the difference between what a seizure feels like and what passing out feels like?

I want to know what is the difference between what a seizure feels like and what passing out feels like?

Can be hard to tell: Seizures can be preceded by an "aura", a feeling that the seizure is coming. This could be a strange smell, taste, feeling, visual hallucination. Passing out is typically preceded by a feeling of lightheadness, and/or nausea, sweatiness. Dangerous causes of passing out have no warning. You will be doing something and bam, you wake up on the floor. Hope this helps. ...Read more

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I was only asking if there is a condition that can make a person pass out at any time? As I am not sure if I am having seizures or passing out.

I was only asking if there is a condition that can make a person pass out at any time? As I am not sure if I am having seizures or passing out.

Passing Out: Syncope can be caused by seizures. It can be caused by many different things. Whatever you are having needs to be evaluated urgently. Please do not just sit and experience this without medical intervention. The cause of your 'symptoms' could be very very serious. ...Read more

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Does dizzyness and headrushes have anything to do with a seizure been happening for a year but no passing out dr says anxiety?

Does dizzyness and headrushes have anything to do with a seizure been happening for a year but no passing out dr says anxiety?

Pre-migraine?: Many adults who had seizures as a child later develop migraine like symptoms. Often these start as a strange head rush with dizziness and nausea. They may get worse and more often if complicated by anxiety. Chill out and abort the event when you feel it coming. ...Read more

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Can a oncoming mirgrane cause a hot flash cold chills and a headrush where you feel like you are on a cloud rocking or is it a seizure?

Can a oncoming mirgrane cause a hot flash cold chills and a headrush where you feel like you are on a cloud rocking or is it a seizure?

Yes migraine: Migraine is a constellation of conditions, often different for different people. Migraine can also present with a pattern that mimics seizures. You should discuss this with a neurologist. ...Read more

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Hi I have been getting a cold feeling in my mouth and then passing out. I also feel as if had had seizures?

Comments: Cannot be definitive based upon your information, but spells of "passing out" could represent fainting or seizures. Many causes of both. Would start with your primary doctor, and consider anemia, thyroid problems, cardiac issues, and even epilepsy. ...Read more

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Niece found on floor unconscious&foaming at mouth. She was glassy-eyed&kept passing out afterwards.911 called. Prognosis? Scared. My uncle died of seizure

Do not be scared: I can understand your fear in seeing your niece in this state, especially given the family history of death in your uncle.
It is important to know the cause of the seizures, hence get your niece diagnosed and treated.
Seizures are usually scary to watch, but are eminently treatable. With the right care and treatment, your niece will very likely do well and have the seizures controlled. ...Read more

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Chronic pain in pelvic area (mostly left side), irregular periods, enlarged left ovary, bowel problems, quick fullness, bloating, weight gain, pain worsens during and after sex, passing out due to pain (also seizures), nausea, no fever. I would appreciate

Chronic pain in pelvic area (mostly left side), irregular periods, enlarged left ovary, bowel problems, quick fullness, bloating, weight gain, pain worsens during and after sex, passing out due to pain (also seizures), nausea, no fever. I would appreciate

See your doctor: See your doctor for an evaluation. There may be a number of things going on such as endometriosis, intermittent ovarian torsion, etc. Also, although you are only 20 years old, any woman with increase satiety, bloating, pelvic pain and excessive weight gain needs to be evaluated for an ovarian malignancy. ...Read more

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What are the most common causes of sleep onset seizures in the mid 30's?

What are the most common causes of sleep onset seizures in the mid 30's?

Several: Based upon the age of insert, they would almost certainly be partial insert seizures (aka "localization related"). At least half the time, no clear reason is uncovered for them starting. Other causes include prior trauma, abnormal tangles of blood vessels stuck in the brain, "birthmarks" on the brain in a localized area, among others. Brain tumor is possible, but less common. ...Read more

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Can TIA cause seizures after a few hours?

Can TIA cause seizures after a few hours?

Possible: A TIA does not cause symptoms for very long, but it is still a brain injury. All brain injuries can cause seizures. So yes, a TIA could be the cause of a seizure. ...Read more

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Help plz! Can seizures cause permanent damage?

If out of control: If seizures are treated sub optimally, or folks stop their medications, can result in status epileptics, with attendant brain problems due to shortages of oxygen and glucose. But if seizure activity occurs sporadically, but not treated, areas of irritability spread, resulting in mirror foci and greater chance of more sz activity. Do NOT drive, as MVA can cause permanent issue. ...Read more

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Can something being wrong with your nerves cause seizures?

Can something being wrong with your nerves cause seizures?

Nerve irritation: Seizures are caused by irritable nerve cells in your brain. There are many causes for seizures including trauma, genetics, drugs, alcoholism, etc. See your neurologist if your seizures are not well controlled. Http://www. Nlm. Nih. Gov/medlineplus/ency/article/003200.htm ...Read more

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Can thinking about a seizure or worrying about one make you have one. Or what causes one?

Comments: If you do not have epilepsy, worrying or focusing on a seizure will not cause a true seizure, but non-epileptic seizure is still possible. A seizure typically is triggered by an abnormal area of brain tissue secondary to many causes. ...Read more

Dr. William Singer
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Seizure Disorder (Definition)

Seizure disorder also known as epilepsy, is a neurological condition in which the brain's abnormal electrical activity causes muscular convulsions and altered mental states. Epilepsy is diagnosed when an individual has ...Read more


Passed Out (Definition)

Or passing out implies loss of consciousness. Frequently a cardiac ...Read more