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My mom passed out several times this week. She suddenly couldn't breathe and her lips turned blue. What could be the cause of this?

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Dr. S. E. Johnson
Emergency Medicine
4 doctors agree

In brief: Go to the Doctor!

Your mom could have suffered a heart attack or even a life-threatening heart arrhythmia (not beating right or in sync).
Do not delay...Get your mom to the doctor immediately! she needs and EKG and probably to see a cardiologist for a holter monitor at the very least. But in the interim, she is at a high risk of a major heart attack.

In brief: Go to the Doctor!

Your mom could have suffered a heart attack or even a life-threatening heart arrhythmia (not beating right or in sync).
Do not delay...Get your mom to the doctor immediately! she needs and EKG and probably to see a cardiologist for a holter monitor at the very least. But in the interim, she is at a high risk of a major heart attack.
Dr. S. E. Johnson
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Dr. Mike Bowman
There are many things which could be going on and many of them are life threatening. Any syncopal (passing out) spell warrants a trip to the ER. Call 911.
Dr. Eric Toloza
Surgery - Thoracic

In brief: Depends

Could be her heart .
.. Could be simply fainting ... Could be dehydration ... Medications? ... Stroke? ... She should see her md ...

In brief: Depends

Could be her heart .
.. Could be simply fainting ... Could be dehydration ... Medications? ... Stroke? ... She should see her md ...
Dr. Eric Toloza
Dr. Eric Toloza
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