Thank you for posting your query.
The most likely cause for brief loss of consciousness
in your mother is syncope
. In this condition, the blood supply to the brain reduces for a short period, leading to fainting
. The underlying causes can be hunger, tiredness
, infection, diarrhea
, etc. Please get her examined by a physician to exclude any underlying cause. The other cause can be a seizure
), but it less likely.
Please get back if you require any additional information.
Dr Sudhir Kumar MD (Internal Medicine), DM (Neurology)
Senior Consultant Neurologist
Apollo Hospitals, Hyderabad,
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