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Why might someone faint when playing sport?

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Dr. Robert Kwok
Pediatrics
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In brief: Heart Dr. can check

While playing sports, a person could faint for several reasons.
He could be overheated or maybe was not drinking enough fluids. In those two situations, he will feel faint while standing or when quickly rising to a standing position. He could have a heart malformation or an abnormal heart rhythm. In these two situations, the symptoms may occur more randomly. A cardiologist's evaluation is helpful.

In brief: Heart Dr. can check

While playing sports, a person could faint for several reasons.
He could be overheated or maybe was not drinking enough fluids. In those two situations, he will feel faint while standing or when quickly rising to a standing position. He could have a heart malformation or an abnormal heart rhythm. In these two situations, the symptoms may occur more randomly. A cardiologist's evaluation is helpful.
Dr. Robert Kwok
Dr. Robert Kwok
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Dr. Barton Cook
Pediatrics - Cardiology

In brief: Potentially serious

If you faint while playing it can can be something dangerous.
If you faint while standing afterward, it is more likely dehydration, over-exertion. See your doctor.

In brief: Potentially serious

If you faint while playing it can can be something dangerous.
If you faint while standing afterward, it is more likely dehydration, over-exertion. See your doctor.
Dr. Barton Cook
Dr. Barton Cook
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