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Sudden giddiness, sweating, told because of low sugar levels. Suggestions?

my dad is 54....he was sitting and talking to us and suddenly he told he is feeling giddiness and slightly sweating (seemed normal sweating) and we got scared and took him to cardiac center.... ECG report shows borderline left artiral abnormality...and rest others things are ok...when I asked doctor...he said, your dad is fine, his heart is good functioning...mite be because of low sugar level but when I asked what is BORDER LINE LEFT ARTIARAL ABNORMALITY he said . its nothing...just an techincal error....dont worry...your dad is fine.. I want to know what that means
Asked On : Sat, 20 Oct 2012
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Giddiness and sweating can have several causes and one of the tests to ensure this was not a cardiac event was partly excluded by the ECG. Borderline LA abnormality on ECG means that the LA size (voltage critera) is a big bigger, and only an ECHO can give you a better answer.
If he is having a viral infection (inner ear infection) he can have these symptoms.
Also a glucose (random) should have been done if there is history of diabetes as HIGH blood glucose (300mg/ml) can cause the same effects.
A thyroid function, complete blood count, CRP are other tests that would be necessary.
Answered: Tue, 30 Oct 2012
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