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Sudden unconsiousness - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 13-Jan-2012
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Doctor :   hi
Doctor :   how can i help you
User :   hi
User :   one of my friend
Doctor :   please go ahead with ur medical query
User :   she had vertigo
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   For Administrative and health purposes, Please provide these details of the patient-Age: Gender: Occupation: Location: Marital Status: Weight and Height: Dependents: Yes/ No.
User :   n become unconsious
Doctor :   ok
User :   female, age:27, married, working lady,
User :   63kg,
User :   5.3inch
Doctor :   ok
User :   i want to knw
User :   why she suddenly felt dwn n become unconcious
Doctor :   did she have vomiting prior to unconsciousness
Doctor :   low blood pressure might be the cause
Doctor :   how long was she unconscious?
User :   no vomiting
User :   just for few sec
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   did u see any tongue as well
User :   not even 1 min
Doctor :   or secretions from the mouth?
User :   no
User :   no
Doctor :   did she have seizures?
Doctor :   usually the loss of consciousness due to vertigo
Doctor :   is seen in older patients
Doctor :   r u able to follow
Doctor :   these are usually due to atherosclerosis or arteries to the brain
Doctor :   in young patient like ur friend
Doctor :   it can be due to low blood pressure
Doctor :   any doubts please ask
Doctor :   r u there
User :   she is married
Doctor :   ok
User :   so it may cause of pragency also
User :   ?
Doctor :   when was the last time around she had periods
User :   but shez had her periods on 8th
Doctor :   did she do a urine pregnancy done?
Doctor :   8 of aug isit
User :   ya
Doctor :   to confirm the pregnancy she needs to do a urine pregnancy test done on the first day of missed period
Doctor :   it is unlikely
Doctor :   as of now
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   Please fill the feedback form say done when done while I type the information you needed.
Doctor :   Is there any thing else that I could help you with?
User :   so according to u.. its a cause of low blood pressure
User :   ?
User :   nothing to be worried?
Doctor :   Positional vertigo is caused by changes in position
Doctor :   usually when there is low bp
Doctor :   when patient try to stands
Doctor :   they will feel dizzy or loose consciousness
Doctor :   typically occurs when turning over in bed, getting in or out of bed, stooping or bending the head backward to look up.
User :   she had one 2 yrs back
Doctor :   need to investigate the cause of unconsciousness
Doctor :   did she have any headache injury
User :   no injury
Doctor :   is she hypertensive?
Doctor :   To know the exact cause
Doctor :   the patient needs to be clinically evaluated followed by few tests like CT of brain
Doctor :   to know the cause
Doctor :   Is there any thing else that I could help you with?
User :   no thanks..
Doctor :   bye for now
User :   so 1st will check her bp
Doctor :   Thanks for consulting Health care magic. Bye for now. Please refer your friends to our service
User :   n then consult with a doc
User :   wat u say?
Doctor :   consult a physician
Doctor :   go by his advise
Doctor :   ok
User :   ok thanks
Doctor :   bye for now
Doctor :   have XXXXXXXX day
User :   bye
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