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04 Feb 2008

Fainting spells

I know that I do have low blood sugar (22 years of age) and havent suffered from severe fainting spells since primary school. This morning though I had a severe fainting spell that lasted approximately 30 minutes. Any advice as to what may be causing this?
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01 Jan 0001

Dear Mello
Fainting usually only lasts for a few seconds, such a long loss of consciousness could be a sign of something more serious like an epileptic fit, so rather see your doctor for a full medical examination and EEG if needed.
Dr Bets
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