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What do you suggest if my sister has high BP and diabetics and last summer she fell unconscious. After so much treatment, she is stil?

What do you suggest if my sister has high BP and diabetics and last summer she fell unconscious. After so much treatment, she is stil?

See specialist: As current MD should have been successful by now, IF YOUR SISTER HAS BEEN FOLLOWING MDs instructions/ medications ...Read more

Dr. Marc Bloom
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Loss Of Consciousness (Definition)

Unconsciousness is a state of being unresponsive to stimuli, and unaware. People who faint are temporarily unconscious, and people in a coma are in a ...Read more


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Brother got both kidneys damaged. He is unconsious from 4 days. Dr says he should be consious in order to start treatment? Will he come out? Will he ok

Brother got both kidneys damaged. He is unconsious from 4 days. Dr says he should be consious in order to start treatment? Will he come out? Will he ok

Can't answer.: I understand your concern, but it is too difficult a question to answer on line. These things really should be discussed with your local doctor. ...Read more

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What is cause for sudden unconsciousness?

What is cause for sudden unconsciousness?

Many causes: Losing consciousness is always a serious matter ranging from an emotional trauma (fainting) to a seizure or stroke. Always seek medical care and good luck. ...Read more

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How long do people stay out if unconscious?

Variable: This can vary from a few seconds, to many years, depending on the situation. ...Read more

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What exactly does it take to fall unconscious?

What exactly does it take to fall unconscious?

Unconsciousness: Falling unconscious most often happens as a faint. The most common cause of faint is what is called a "vasovagal" reaction in which fright, pain, disgust, horror, or other stimulus triggers the vagus nerve to lower your heart rate until your blood pressure drops too low to maintain normal cerebral consciousness. The other major cause of fainting is just low blood pressure, eg., dehydration, etc. ...Read more

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How are fainting and going unconscious different?

How are fainting and going unconscious different?

Depends on cause: Fainting is usually caused by a sudden drop in blood pressure, often from suddenly standing or sitting up. Isometimes, a strong stimulus can cause the autonomic nervous system to over-react, lowering the blood pressure. The best treatment for fainting is usually to lie the person down and raise their feet.
Going unconscious can be from very many reasons and each cause has a different treatment. ...Read more

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How could a woman lose her baby while unconscious?

How could a woman lose her baby while unconscious?

See below: Without knowing all the details this is hypothetical. If a woman passes out due to an extreme drop in blood pressure, this same drop in blood pressure is seen by the fetus. If this low blood pressure is prolonged the fetus will see a drop in blood supply, as well as oxygen supply. If continued for a long time this could cause the baby irreparable harm and cause a spontaneous abortion. ...Read more

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How painful is it to be strangled to unconsciousness?

How painful is it to be strangled to unconsciousness?

Dangerous: It may not be painful, but it is very dangerous. ...Read more

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What is the difference between fainting and unconscious?

What is the difference between fainting and unconscious?

Rectangle/square: When one faints, they become unconscious (not responsive to their surroundings) usually temporarily. When one is unconscious, they may remain so for seconds, minutes or a prolonged period of time. ...Read more

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For how long people usually unconscious for after an overdose?

For how long people usually unconscious for after an overdose?

Depends on drug dose: It depends on the drug and the amount. It might be for only a few minutes or for many days.
In any case seek immediate medical care and be sure the person is breathing; otherwise start cpr. ...Read more

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How can someone who's been knocked unconscious score on the gcs?

How can someone who's been knocked unconscious score on the gcs?

Glasgow Coma Scale: How would a person knocked unconscious score on the Glasgow Coma Scale? It it depends on the testing. Anywhere from 3-15, however the score must include best eye opening 1-4, best verbal response 1-5, and best motor response 1-6. The GCS is based on an interactive exam. See this scale: http://www. Trauma. Org/archive/scores/gcs. Html can't open your eyes, respond nor move = E1V1M1= GCS of 3. ...Read more

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I become unconscious after workout. What could have caused that?

I become unconscious after workout. What could have caused that?

Dehydration?: If you do not have enough electrolytes, that can lead to passing out. Other possibilities can be a medical illness. I think you should get a medical evaluation from your primary care doctor to rule out a medical problem. ...Read more

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How should I deal with unconsciousness if I don't know what had happened?

Unconsciousness: Unless there is a witness to the loss of consciousness, then the evaluation of unexplained loss of conscious is the same -- to R/O potential etiologies - cardiac and neurological. In general, syncope is caused by cardiac events in 80% of the time, neurological events in 10% of the time and 10% is unknown. Need to see your physician for the evaluation. ...Read more

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What should you do if a 35 yr old man falls off his chair and falls unconscious?

What should you do if a 35 yr old man falls off his chair and falls unconscious?

Unconscious: Check for pulse and breathing. If the mouth is open, put a soft item to wedge the teeth apart, then sweep the mouth with yoiu finger. Move the person away from sharp edged furniture. If no pulse or no breathing, before starting cpr, sharply strik the sternum with your fist, as it may start the heart beating. Give cpr, turning the head to the side in case of vomiting. ...Read more

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What is the definition of consciousness? What happens when you become unconscious?

Awareness: Consciousness basically means you are sensing the world with any of your 5 senses, you are aware of your immediate environment, and you can interact in even a minimal way with others and your surroundings. ...Read more

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Can halothane make you unconscious?

Can halothane make you unconscious?

Yes: Halothane is an inhaled anesthesic. Halothane is to be used only by trained medical professionals. ...Read more

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Could halothane make a human unconscious?

Yes: Halothane is an inhalation agent and can and is used to induce unconsciousness during anesthetic induction and maintenance as well. It does have its advantages and disadvantages though. ...Read more

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As human beings can drs have unconscious racism?

As human beings can drs have unconscious racism?

Unconscious racism: It would be rare to encounter this amongst younger us trained doctors where we train with and treat patients from all walks of life. Doctors know first hand all humans are the same color underneath & most treat patients with the same principals regardless of one's race. When a patient senses unconscious racism from a doctor, it is likely the patient's perception and not reality. ...Read more

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A choking person becomes unconscious, what steps should be taken to secure them assistance?

A choking person becomes unconscious, what steps should be taken to secure them assistance?

911, Heimlich, CPR: If the person is already unconscious, first call 911, then try a heimlich maneuver. If that is unsuccessful, check for a pulse and start cpr.
Unless you are a trained medical professional, do not attempt to open an airway of any kind. ...Read more

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If a choking person becomes unconscious, what steps should be taken to secure them assistance?

If a choking person becomes unconscious, what steps should be taken to secure them assistance?

Heimlich maneuver: If a person is seen choking and then goes unconscious, the rescuer can assume that the victim cannot breathe because of a foreign object blocking the airway. The rescuer can immediately use the heimlich maneuver to pop the foreign object out of the way. See this link for detailed instructions on adults, infants, and oneself: http://heimlichinstitute. Com/page. Php? Id=34. ...Read more

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Do unconscious people snore?

Do unconscious people snore?

Depends: Depends. It is possible. Particularly if there is a problem with their airway. If they are deeply unconscious however they may stop breathing altogether.. ...Read more

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How does anesthesia induce unconsciousness?

How does anesthesia induce unconsciousness?

Unknown: There are many theories that are beyond the scope of this answer. But in reality no one knows. It is theorized that through protein interactions in the cerebral cortex the normally tonic oscillation of brain wave are converted to slow waves. ...Read more

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How common is it to be sexually aroused by unconsciousness?

How common is it to be sexually aroused by unconsciousness?

Sexual arousal: Pretty rare. Who ever believes in this is putting themselves in danger and should probably see a psychiatrist and a psychologist. ...Read more

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Why is it that a cardiomyopathy arrythmia causes immediate unconsciousness / death?

Why is it that a cardiomyopathy arrythmia causes immediate unconsciousness / death?

Sick heart: Cardiomyopathy implies that the heart is already sick and so any further stress on it such as an arrhythmia can push it over the edge and either reduce the output causing unconsciousness or can lead to cardiac arrest. ...Read more