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Is fainting a medical emergency?

My husband was sitting on the couch looking at TV. He moved his head to look straight ahead (his head was looking over his left shoulder before) and suddenly felt like he was going to faint. He hasn t fainted in the 48 years we have been married. This scared him.
Thu, 27 Dec 2018
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Neurologist 's  Response
Hello,

Could be TIA. Transient ischemic attack. Do 2D echo. Carotid Doppler, fundoscopy.

Hope I have answered your query. Let me know if I can assist you further.

Take care

Regards,
Dr HIKMATULLAH, Neurologist
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