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Why am I having severe pain in my rectum followed by sweating ?

Hi Doc I had a severe rectum pain last night it came within 5min then I felt light headed and went and sat down and then black out for about 2min , came round and was sweating lots (a cold sweat) and my hands and head very pale then after 20min i was ok and still ok now. I am a male 66 years and wieghing 14 and half stone, Never had this before ????
Asked On : Mon, 13 Jun 2011
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Dermatologist 's  Response
hi dear ,
due to intense pain you must have had vasovagal attack.
are u diabetic?
visit a good gen. surgeon get yourself investigated for rectal pain.
dont is vagal response to pain.
take care.
Answered: Mon, 13 Jun 2011
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Hi Dr.
I am not a diabetic but have history of heart ( 2 by-pass's and heart attact 1994 another heart attact and 2 stents Jan 2010 ) but have no heart problems since ( dr said try not to go for hat trick )but have gone through a lot of stress since Xmas as my wife has gone into a home last thursday and this happened on sat ( she has vascular dementia ) Could this be a one off now wife is in a home and I am relaxed and less stressful??
Answered: Mon, 13 Jun 2011
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