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Pregnant, had sudden onset of fainting, cold sweats. Had taken bronchitis antibiotics a week ago. Cause?

Good Morning all, I was waiting for my train to arrive by the edge of the platform on the safety zone, and suddenly I felt fainting spinning cold to the touch, cold sweat I started praying because I did not wanted to be THE sick passenger. I am 7 months pregnant and a week ago I was taking antibiotics for bronchitis . Please help thank you so much. Cheryl
Asked On : Thu, 6 Dec 2012
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In most probability it was a vasovagal attack. A vasovagal attack itself is not serious; however, injury is possible during a fainting episode. Prolonged standing is associated with vasovagal attacks because blood may pool in the legs, thus reducing blood flow to the brain. You may be able to lower your risk of vasovagal attacks by lying down and elevating your feet if a vasovagal attack is beginning and understanding the potential triggers for vasovagal attacks.
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Answered: Tue, 11 Dec 2012
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