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Dr. Budi Bahureksa
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Blackouts (Definition)

These can be thought of as having no memory or what happened during a specific period of time. As an example, patients can drink enough alcohol to experience blackouts, i.e., they have no idea what they did, where they were, or who they were with while ...Read more


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I'm having spasms in my face, I blackout, losebalance and my teeth crack together then I get a migraine. Wat could cause this? I do have a history seizr

I'm having spasms in my face, I blackout, losebalance and my teeth crack together then I get a migraine. Wat could cause this? I do have a history seizr

Seizure / migraine: You have symptoms that warrant medical evaluation. With a good history and physical examination, and with the aid of tests like electroencephalogram and mri, your physician will be able to establish a diagnosis and correct treatment. I suggests a neurological evaluation as well. This could all be related to your seizure disorder. Migraines can co-exist in seizure disorders as well. ...Read more

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The muscles in my lower back have been spasming for a couple hours now without pain. What could be the cause?

The muscles in my lower back have been spasming for a couple hours now without pain. What could be the cause?

Back pain: The spasm in the back can be due to lot of reasons, it is mostly seen with back sprain or other related musculoskeletal issues. You can use heating pad, over the counter topical cream such as bengay or asper cream. If symptoms persist then see your doctor. ...Read more

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Wat can cause u to blackout?

Wat can cause u to blackout?

Please Clarify: Without any more information the simple answer is using drugs or alcohol to excess. ...Read more

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Can anxiety attacks cause blackout?

Can anxiety attacks cause blackout?

Agree w Dr. Passer: Dissociation isn't a black out but may someone might perceive it this way. This could occur during a panic attack. ...Read more

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What can cause random blackouts / seizures?

What can cause random blackouts / seizures?

Several: Most common is probably drugs and alcohol. Blackouts can be due to seizures, low blood sugar, low blood pressure or psychologic factors as in post traumatic stress disorder. ...Read more

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Do adrenaline and drinking cause blackouts?

Do adrenaline and drinking cause blackouts?

Alcohol in excess: Over time can certainly lead to blackouts. Adrenaline has nothing to do with it. ...Read more

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What is the cause of blackouts from heat intolerance?

What is the cause of blackouts from heat intolerance?

Dehydration or Vagal: Depends on what you mean. If stepping into a hot environment suddenly causes you to faint, you may be having a vagal reaction or sudden vasodilation causing pooling of your blood away from your brain. If you are in the heat for a while, you may faint from dehydration and "hypovolemia" ...Read more

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I tend to blackout after getting up in middle of night to pee. What can cause this?

I tend to blackout after getting up in middle of night to pee. What can cause this?

Micturition syncope: Is the generic name of the phenomenon, but maybe you are reacting to a medication or your blood pressure may be precipitously dropping. See your doctor and get to the bottom of this. ...Read more

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Can you have blackouts of memory without? It being caused by alcohol or any concussion?

Can you have blackouts of memory without? It being caused by alcohol or any concussion?

Yes: Amnesia may be caused by seizures, tumors, psychiatric issues, stroke and by transient global amnesia - a curious phenomenon with loss of memory and repetitive questioning which usually disappears completely after a brief while. ...Read more

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Blackouts: alcohol induced low glucose (never before did this) - does it cause permanent damage? Should I be seen?

Blackouts: alcohol induced low glucose (never before did this) - does it cause permanent damage? Should I be seen?

See your doc: Any alcohol related blackout should be taken seriously. Whether or not you are diabetic, if you are blacking out you are having a problem with drinking. While any damage from one incident is not likely to be great, the long term of effects of drinking and blacking out are serious and progressive both physically and psychologically. You probably should not be drinking. ...Read more

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I have very strong heartbeats after running and sometimes they cause pain or near blackouts. Sometimes they are just annoying. Is this a problem?

I have very strong heartbeats after running and sometimes they cause pain or near blackouts. Sometimes they are just annoying. Is this a problem?

It could be: Very strong heartbeats associated with pain and near blackouts should be considered a warning sign. It is a good idea to be evaluated by a physician before starting a running program. You should definitely slow down and/or decrease duration of running to avoid this reaction. If you have risk factors for heart disease, consider having an exercise tolerance test. ...Read more

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Drs, could sleeping 5hrs/ day for three days in a row cause lightheadedness? Also felt unbalanced for a bit, had quick feeling of blackout but ok now.

Drs, could sleeping 5hrs/ day for three days in a row cause lightheadedness? Also felt unbalanced for a bit, had quick feeling of blackout but ok now.

Yes: Chronic or acute sleep deprivation can have a number of neurologic side effects from imbalance, dizziness, memory impairment. Does not typically contribute to syncope (aka passing out) but can cause you to start falling asleep while you are trying to stay awake. ...Read more

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I got into an accident and it caused a mild whiplash which has lead to some spasming in my neck. But also have neck grinding noise. What is that?

I got into an accident and it caused a mild whiplash which has lead to some spasming in my neck. But also have neck grinding noise. What is that?

If there is some de-: -generation present or even ligament injury, there is noise made with motion. And you hear this because sound is transmitted through a solid (bone) even better than a liquid, both of which are much better than air. When I listen with a stethoscope, I am not able 2 hear the noises people hear when moving their neck. ...Read more

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What is caused by blackout vision?

What is caused by blackout vision?

See Doctor ASAP!: A blackout of vision is a worrisome symptom and you should see your medical doctor and your eye doctor right away. Transient blackout of vision in one eye could be several things including a momentary loss of circulation to the eye, while simultaneous blackout of vision in both eyes could be due to reduced circulation to the brain or other neurologic causes. See your doctor asap! ...Read more

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What could cause someone to have a sudden blackout in vision?

What could cause someone to have a sudden blackout in vision?

Blackout of vision: Main causes of sudden black out: dehydration/illness, blood pressure drop, blood sugar drop (pre-diabetes/diabetes), vasovagal reaction, blood flow issue in brain (from dehydration, sugar level change, tumor of some type, intracranial pressure increase.) More info on eyedoc2020@blogspot. Com ...Read more

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I was wondering what would cause me to blackout and lose all control of bodily functions?

Possibly a seizure.: It is very important to obtain prompt medical evaluation if this happened to you. ...Read more

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What causes a blackout my son blacked out in the shower. Should I be concerned?

What causes a blackout my son blacked out in the shower. Should I be concerned?

See your doctor.: Blacking out can be caused by a variety of conditions or situations, some minor and some potentially very serious. If he looks ok now, would see his doctor as soon as possible for an evaluation. If sick then to er now. Good luck! ...Read more

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Can Xanax (alprazolam) cause blackouts?

Can Xanax (alprazolam) cause blackouts?

Yes: When combined with alcohol and other sedatives, you are more likely to blackout if taking alprazolam (Xanax). On its own, Xanax can cause presyncope, dizziness, confusion, hyperactivity, agitation, hostility, hallucinations, chest fluttering, drowsiness, etc. See your physician immediately if you blacked out. Http://www. Nlm. Nih. Gov/medlineplus/druginfo/meds/a684001.html ...Read more

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What causes diabetic alcoholic blackouts?

Both: Your diabetes or alcoholism alone can cause you to black outs -- but the two combined is a sure trouble. Please talk with your family doctor and get the right help now! ...Read more

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Does cordarone (amiodarone) cause blackouts?

Probably Not: That would seem unlikely. It is probably more likely that whatever rhythm disturbance you are taking amiodarone for is causing the blackouts. You should talk to your doctor about this, it could potentially be quite dangerous. ...Read more

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What can cause dizziness and vision blackout?

Poor circulation: Even though dizziness is a no-descrpt, non-medical term, no matter what your personal definition is, the combination of "dizziness" & visual blackout indicates inadequate blood flow to the occipital cortex in the back of the brain. Many causes for this exist, most common of which are cardiac problems, low blood pressure, and migraine. ...Read more

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What can cause the area around your diaphragm to hurt?

Many possible causes: If you have sharp pain when you take a deep breath, you may have pleuritic chest pain. Some of the more common causes of this type of discomfort include pleurisy, or an inflammation of the lining of the lung, which may be caused by a viral infection. You may also have a musculoskeletal cause for your discomfort, such as inflammation of components of the rib cage (costochondritis). Hard to be sure. ...Read more

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Could cordarone (amiodarone) cause blackouts and flushes?

Symptoms?: Are you blaming the the treatment (amiodarone) on the disease (arrhythmia?). If you're blacking out and having near blackouts with hot flushes, you'd better report it to the doctor who prescribed the amiodarone to see if it's not effective? ...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


Diaphragm (Definition)

This muscle separates the chest cavity from the abdominal cavity and expands and contracts to assist the intercostal muscles in breathing. (a diaphragm is also a birth control device ...Read more