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I faint from pain or the thought of it. Why?

I faint from pain or the thought of it. Why?

Vasovagal event: Nervous stimuli of the vagus nerve can lead to low BP (hypotension) and heart rate slowing (cardioinhibitory) reflexes. This vasovagal event can lead to fainting(syncope). ...Read more

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What might cause faintness, numbness, pain, and lightheaded drowsy and really abnormal feeling only while laying?

What might cause faintness, numbness, pain, and lightheaded drowsy and really abnormal feeling only while laying?

Many things: Could be anxiety or medical problems. I suggest you see your family physician. Make sure you ask your family members if they have ever had anything like this. Also does this only happen when you are falling off to sleep or coming out of sleep. If so make note of this. Does your heart skip beats? Start taking your BP first sitting then standing am, noon, 6pn, hs with pulse and axial temp. Keep a log. ...Read more

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Faintness nausea diarrhea light pain around belly button all occasional but have been going on for at least a month. blood after wiping after BM once?

Faintness nausea diarrhea light pain around belly button all occasional but have been going on for at least a month. blood after wiping after BM once?

See your doctor: you have general nonspecific symptoms so you need to have a full history, physical and lab workup to see what the most likely cause is......to ease your mind, none of it is alarming but bares investigating just the same. ...Read more

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What may cause stabbing sternum pain, faintness, bloated belly and gas?

What may cause stabbing sternum pain, faintness, bloated belly and gas?

A lot of symptoms!: Substernal discomfort of any kind is not to be ignored--its a warning sign that something may be wrong inside your chest. Please see my many healthtap answers on the subject of what causes chest ; abdominal pains. Not all such problems are serious, but you don't want to miss the problem that is. Your constellation of symptoms may or may not be related. Get checked please. ...Read more

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I am feeling Nausea and dizziness while my stomach is low on food. Sometimes the pain goes to the brain or I feel faintness . once I am on Food its Ok?

I am feeling Nausea and dizziness while my stomach is low on food. Sometimes the pain goes to the brain or I feel faintness . once I am on Food its Ok?

PERHAPS you have: low blood sugar issues. Please see your doctor. Also, make sure you eat regularly. Do not skip breakfast. Graze by eating a little protein every few hours. Peace and good health. ...Read more

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What are the causes of sudden feeling of nausea, abdomen pain, faintness, bad foot cramps all at the same time, lasted for 30 minutes weak but ok now.

What are the causes of sudden feeling of nausea,  abdomen pain, faintness,  bad foot cramps all at the same time, lasted for 30 minutes weak but ok now.

Ignore no symptoms: Abdominal discomfort of any kind is not to be ignored--its a warning sign that something may be wrong inside your abdomen. Please see my many healthtap answers on the subject of what causes abdominal pain. Not all such problems are serious, but you don't want to miss the problem that is. Your constellation of symptoms may or may not be related. Get checked please. ...Read more

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I cut my finger today. It was fine. Then I woke up at 4am from pain. When I removed the bandaid, I had extreme nausea, diarrhea, sweating, faintness?

I cut my finger today. It was fine. Then I woke up at 4am from pain. When I removed the bandaid, I had extreme nausea, diarrhea, sweating, faintness?

Reacted to blood?: It seems like you had a reaction to seeing blood. It is very normal for some people to feel that they are good to faint when they see blood. You should feel better by now, but if it keeps happening, you should consult with your doctor. ...Read more

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15 year old female suffering palpitations and left arm pain with shortness of breath and other symptoms like faintness, any idea why?

15 year old female suffering palpitations and left arm pain with shortness of breath and other symptoms like faintness, any idea why?

Get checked: Panic and anxiety can cause similar symptoms to heart and lung symptoms. Any physical issues can usually be easily detected with a checkup. Never hesitate to ask a doctor to take a closer look; either way, good health begins with information. ...Read more

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Is pain in the carotid artery a sign of heart failure with frequent PVC's, faintness, fast heart rate and bloating?

Is pain in the carotid artery a sign of heart failure with frequent PVC's, faintness,  fast heart rate and bloating?

Carotid artery: disease in itself has no symptoms; it causes symptoms when blood flow to the brain is decreased because of it. Perhaps you are having neck pain, near the location of the carotid artery, but I would not interpret that as a sign of heart failure or cause of PVC's. Certainly frequent PVC's might be a sign of more serious dysrhythmia causing faintness/fast heart rate. You need to continue cardiac care ...Read more