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Sudden shock and felt dizzy, travel with AC on, drop in blood pressure. - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 21-Feb-2012
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Doctor :   Hi
Doctor :   How can I help you ?
User :   hi
User :   Hello sir
Doctor :   May i know your name please ?
User :   Actually my wife is having some problem.. she got some shock suddenly and for few mintutes she feel dizzy
Doctor :   And Had your wife had her breakfast ,before this happened ?
Doctor :   Has this problem happened before as well ?
User :   she is skipping breakfast mostly... and she is facing this froblem since one month, specially when we were in thailand and she took some alcohal.
Doctor :   does this happen mostly in the morning ? Or any other specific part of the day ?
User :   no specific time.. even sometime she feel same when traveling in Car/ bus with AC on
Doctor :   Does she feel nauseated ?
Doctor :   Any form of vertigo ? ( surrounding spinning around her ) Or herself spinning around ?
Doctor :   Did she have any vomiting ?
User :   She just sit for sometime and after few minutes she is fine
User :   she had vomitting only last month when she took alcohal
User :   not after that
Doctor :   In that case, this seems to be due to postural orthotension
Doctor :   this is due to sudden drop in BP due tp postural changes
User :   Drop in BP?? what can cause this?
Doctor :   this is called as postral hypotension
User :   what cab be remedy
Doctor :   yOU WILL benefit by medications like Calcium blockers
User :   do i need to go for any test?
Doctor :   Yes
Doctor :   a echocardiogram might be helpful to rule out other causes
User :   please name
User :   sure sir
User :   thanks for suggestion.
Doctor :   you are welcome
Doctor :   take care and bye for now
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