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What causes sudden fainting?

Suddenly passing out falling (twice within 6 months);no warning.Latest trip to ER;blood work-up/electrolytes normal.Yes,I had eaten;also taken essential medications,including potassium ER 10mq.While I did whack my head again,this time it did not bleed.But I was unconscious for several hours. So why am I passing out? Refer to neurologist?
Mon, 1 Apr 2019
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General & Family Physician 's  Response
Hi,

You are in the right direction. You need to consult Neurologist for detailed evaluation.

It can be a transient ischemic attack or low blood pressure problem.

Your serum random blood sugar estimation also should be done.

CT scan can be as you have two such a fall down attacks.

You can attach reports to comment further.

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

Regards,
Dr. Parth Goswami, General & Family Physician
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