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Can I faint from having orthostatic hypotension?
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Dr. Gutti Rao
Internal Medicine - Hospital-based practice
4 doctors agree
In brief: Yes
Orthostatic hypotension means drop in blood pressure due to postural changes, usually abruptly standing up.
When BP drops there is strong possibility you-can faint.

In brief: Yes
Orthostatic hypotension means drop in blood pressure due to postural changes, usually abruptly standing up.
When BP drops there is strong possibility you-can faint.
Dr. Gutti Rao
Dr. Gutti Rao
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Dr. Aaron Milstone
Internal Medicine - Pulmonology
1 doctor agrees
In brief: Yes
Orthostatic hypotension (a fall in blood pressure going from supine to seated or seated to standing) can be associated with faint.

In brief: Yes
Orthostatic hypotension (a fall in blood pressure going from supine to seated or seated to standing) can be associated with faint.
Dr. Aaron Milstone
Dr. Aaron Milstone
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Dr. Dennis Clifford
Internal Medicine - Pulmonary Critical Care
In brief: Absolutely
There can be a sudden drop in your blood pressure when standing from a sitting or lying position that can cause you to faint.

In brief: Absolutely
There can be a sudden drop in your blood pressure when standing from a sitting or lying position that can cause you to faint.
Dr. Dennis Clifford
Dr. Dennis Clifford
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Dr. Chong Kim
Internal Medicine
In brief: Yes
Yes if your blood pressure drops below your threshold pressure, which varies from person to person.
If your BP is unable to adequately perfuse your brain, you will faint.

In brief: Yes
Yes if your blood pressure drops below your threshold pressure, which varies from person to person.
If your BP is unable to adequately perfuse your brain, you will faint.
Dr. Chong Kim
Dr. Chong Kim
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