Passing out : Medical Symptom Description


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Passing out: Passing out is listed as an alternate name or description for symptom Syncope. For a medical symptom description of 'Passing out', the following symptom information may be relevant to the symptoms: Syncope (symptom). However, note that other causes of the symptom 'Passing out' may be possible.
Syncope (symptom): Loss or interruption of consciousness.
Syncope (symptom): Syncope means loss of consciousness such as fainting. The term "dizziness" is often used for milder feelings of lightheadedness that often precede a fainting episode. The vague word "dizziness" needs to be distinguished from symptoms such as balance difficulty, vertigo, fainting, or general weakness. True dizziness is a lightheadedness or a sensation that you are about to faint. Any faintness or dizziness symptom needs prompt professional medical advice.

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