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Spinal fusion surgery,dizziness,blackout,normal?

Dizziness and blackouts 6-8 weeks after spinal fusion . Is this common after such surgeries or one should contact the surgeon . The surgery was fine and I am still recuperating and not doing much walking or exercise. But whenever I try to walk I feel very sizzy and have fainting spells. Can you please answer if this is common. Thank you
Asked On : Tue, 13 Mar 2012
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Thanks for your query
it is not common to have dizziness and fainting spell after spine surgery . There could be a possibility of having postural hypotension as you have these symptoms only on walking
it is advised to get examined by your family doctor
Wish you speedy recovery
Answered: Sun, 10 Nov 2013
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