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Is syncope the same thing as fainting?
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Dr. Alan Ali
Psychiatry
3 doctors agree
In brief: Syncope.
temporary loss of consciousness from lowering of blood pressure or insufficient oxygen supply to the brain.
Can be sometimes used interchangeably.

In brief: Syncope.
temporary loss of consciousness from lowering of blood pressure or insufficient oxygen supply to the brain.
Can be sometimes used interchangeably.
Dr. Alan Ali
Dr. Alan Ali
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Dr. Pedro Hernandez
Internal Medicine - Geriatrics
1 doctor agrees
In brief: Yes
Real syncope requires acute loss of consciousness.

In brief: Yes
Real syncope requires acute loss of consciousness.
Dr. Pedro Hernandez
Dr. Pedro Hernandez
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Dr. Robert Kwok
Pediatrics
1 doctor agrees
In brief: Syncope = fainting
Syncope is the medical term for "fainting".
Syncope is a temporary loss of consciousness because a person's blood supply to his brain momentarily decreased. The person returns to his usual state of mind quickly after regaining consciousness.

In brief: Syncope = fainting
Syncope is the medical term for "fainting".
Syncope is a temporary loss of consciousness because a person's blood supply to his brain momentarily decreased. The person returns to his usual state of mind quickly after regaining consciousness.
Dr. Robert Kwok
Dr. Robert Kwok
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