Ask an expert

20 Feb 2003

Strange cramps making me feel faint
Hi, I was just wondering u cud help me. Last Monday, my stomach was giving off this strange pains and later on the day I got so warm but as I stood up to get sum fresh air, I fainted. I was ok after a couple of hours or so. The problem is that I'm not sumone who gets headaches, so feeling dizzy etc isn't normal for me. Today all of the sudden I got the exact same cramps and my head was spinning. I'm afraid that there mite be sumthing wrong with me. Please advise. Thanks
Answer 313 views

01 Jan 0001

Worried, I can’t say for sure without examining you first, but it sounds like you have a viral gastro-enteritis. Take it easy this weekend, don’t eat fatty foods, make sure you stay well hydrated and see what happens. If it doesn’t clear up by Monday, you will have to see your doctor. Good luck.
The information provided does not constitute a diagnosis of your condition. You should consult a medical practitioner or other appropriate health care professional for a physical examination, diagnosis and formal advice. Health24 and the expert accept no responsibility or liability for any damage or personal harm you may suffer resulting from making use of this content.