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Passed Out (Overview)

Or passing out implies loss of consciousness. Frequently a cardiac cause but not always.


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Can a bladder infection with no signs of it cause you to pass out?

Can a bladder infection with no signs of it cause you to pass out?

Yes but mostly not: Urosepsis is a blood infection coming from the bladder that may occur in those not obviously symptomatic. The sepsis lowers blood pressure and can cause people to pass out. It's mostly in the elderly or those with dementia. ...Read more

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Passed Out (Overview)

Or passing out implies loss of consciousness. Frequently a cardiac cause but not always.


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What does it mean if I have passed out?

What does it mean if I have passed out?

Talk with your doc: Be a good detective. Think about your clues. What happened right before you passed out? Any palpitations? Change in medications/herbs/supplements? How well did you eat that day [any skipped meals]? How long were you out? These are some of the things to talk about with your doc. ...Read more

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Was diagnosed with small stage of HPV 1 month ago, no symptoms an would likely be treatable is there a chance I can pass giving oral to my boyfriend?

Was diagnosed with small stage of HPV 1 month ago, no symptoms an would likely be treatable is there a chance I can pass giving oral to my boyfriend?

HPV transmission: Hpv is generally passed through sexual contact. If you were diagnosed with hpv i suspect that it was cervical and therefore you won't pass it on to your boyfriend through oral sexual relations. In fact, we do not screen men for hpv. ...Read more

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A month ago my son had four bi passes from a man and fooled around. Now his father wants him taken for psych treatment?

A month ago my son had four bi passes from a man and fooled around. Now his father wants him taken for psych treatment?

Sexuality not diseas: Sexual experimentation is a normal part of development, and is not a mental disorder. If your son himself has questions or is distressed by his own sexuality or orientation, then your son may wish to seek out therapy. But a father taking him for psych eval or treatment will only strain father-son relationship. Best to accept son & let him decide. Suggest std testing if unprotected sex. ...Read more

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I've had brain tumor surgery and 28 treatments of radiation since March .I've always ran low BP. In the pass week it's been running high 155/94.is thi?

I've had brain tumor surgery and 28 treatments of radiation since March .I've always ran low BP. In the pass week it's been running high 155/94.is thi?

Depends: It depends on what medications or your stress levels or both. If you are taking medications like steroids(think decadron) it's possible that a medication is causing this. Chemotherapeutics to treat cancers can also cause this. In rare cases a brain bleed can lead to increased blood pressure, and slow heart rates(Cushing's reflex). Nonetheless let your doctors know about this. ...Read more

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No matter what i eat, i always pass nasty gas. How do I get rid of this problem?

No matter what i eat, i always pass nasty gas.  How do I get rid of this problem?

Probiotics and diet: Passing gas is not unusual. Probiotics for healthy gut bacteria can help. Also limit cruciferous vegetables like cauliflower, broccoli and other offenders like green peppers and onions. You may also be lactose intolerant- see if eliminating liquid milk makes a difference. If so you may need to further evaluate lactose free diet. ...Read more

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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