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What causes dizziness and blackouts in the field of vision?

I ve been getting random bouts of dizziness and light headedness these passed few months that generally last a day or less. At the moment I m in one of these episodes and it s lasted two days. Also, two days ago I was standing in the kitchen with my friends and I suddenly just felt wrong. I couldn t place my finger on it, but I felt off. Then my vision began to go Black and I got very dizzy. I had to crouch down and when I tried to drink water my hand was shaking. As my vision came back I tried to explain to my friends what happened and my hearing was muffled for a few minutes. Should I go in? What could this be?
Thu, 1 Mar 2018
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Internal Medicine Specialist 's  Response
hello,
thank you for trusting HCM.
dear, you have not told your age and sex. are you suffering from hypertension or Diabetes? here I'm going to discuss about few causes of giddiness.
possible causes are
1. Postural hypotension
2. anemia
3.cardiac arrythemic
4.absence seizures
5. TIA/stroke
please see your neurophysician he will examine and treat you accordingly.
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