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What causes confusion and nausea while suffering from congestive heart failure?

I am 56 and diagnosed with congestive heart failure and level 4 leaky valve.my symptoms within the last hour,,,cold,confusion,waves of nausea,pain in the back of right leg.feel like im passing out or falling asleep and feel distant.blood sugar and blood pressure normal.....
Thu, 21 Jun 2018
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Hello and Welcome to ‘Ask A Doctor’ service. I have reviewed your query and here is my advice.

Sorry to hear of your disease. In fact, there may be many causes for these symptoms, heart failure if causing low oxygenation, electrolytes imbalance, infection, drugs, even constipation, may cause these symptoms in your case. There maybe other causes but these are common. So you should see your doctor. He would investigate and hopefully find an answer for you.

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