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Lymphocytes abs 3.12, Monocytes 0.97, total WBC 9.6. Smyptoms are extreme fatigue, feel hot, intermittent near syncope. Possible causes?
Depends on cause: Syncope can be due to a simple faint (like having blood drawn) or it can be due to serious heart disease with dangerous arrhythmias. The causes are legion. Some don't involve the heart at all like low blood sugar or epilepsy. You should discuss your syncope with someone who knows your full medical history to see if additional testing is necessary. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Depends: Passing out is common and common causes are emotion, dehydration, medications. Depending on age abnormalities of heart rhythm become more prevalent. Rare entities such as cardiomyopathy are possible in younger patients. If first episode and there is a clear precipitant it is probably not necessary to see doc. If this is recurrent or there is no clear explanation see doc soon. ...Read more
I had an episode of syncope while driving. Am i more likely to suffer this again having already had an episode of it?
It depends: The answer to this depends on the reason for the syncope, and whether it's been addressed & treated or not. Syncope can come from many sources -- drug effects, blood pressure problems, blood sugar problems, heart rhythm disturbances, etc. You really need to work with your own doctor about this -- could be fatal for you, your passengers, and other drivers if you don't. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Probably a good idea: Syncope is common. Common causes: emotion, dehydration, medications. Abnormalities of heart rhythm increase with age. Cardiomyopathy is rare but possible in younger patients. If first episode and there is a clear precipitant it is probably not necessary to see doc right away. But if recurrent or no clear explanation see doc soon. ...Read more
Limited: Due to the pregnancy, labs, 2 echo and holter would be first studies ordered. 30day event recorder may be needed if symptoms are intermittant. Really can't do stress testing or tilt table tests.She needs to stay hydrated , dont get up too quickly, eat regularly, get plenty of sleep, support socks. BP should be taken with pt lying then sitting then standing to see if BP drops severly or becomes symp. ...Read more
Be careful: It is common to feel somewhat light headed after donating blood. Everyone reacts differently, but by donating you are briefly compromising your own circulatory effectiveness for a short period of time. It rebounds very quickly. ...Read more
Can you out grow neurocardiogenic syncope? I went and got a 3rd opinion and the dr said i would out grow this.
Yes: I agree with your 3rd opinion.It isn't so much as aging but teaching your body(and mind) to cope with the stressors causing the symptoms ...Read more
Syncope or epIipsey? Ive had spells since 9. Last few I twitched after loss of conciousness and smelled iron.when I wake up at night I feel vibration
An EEG within 10 : days of your last episode would likely show abnormal electrical discharges, if it were a seizure. An overnight sleep study with EEG montage would show why you night-wake & an epileptic pattern if your sensory symptoms are accompanied by seizure activity. Other causes of syncope can be cardiac or neurologic in origin, or from a systemic disorder. See your doctor for appropriate referrals. ...Read more
Fainting : 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% of emergency room visits. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Syncope: Neurocardiogenic syncope is complex. Stand up-blood rushes to feet increase Adrenalin causes heart rate/pressure to increase to maintain bp. Brain misinterprets and sends signal to stop adrenalin. Heart rate slows and blood vessels dilate causing BP to fall and pass out. Can also be caused by pain/urinating/stress. Usually maintain hydration/salt and avoid triggering factors. See md. ...Read more