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1,697 Possible Causes for Fainting Spells, Recurrent Pneumonia due to Aspiration, Unconscious State

  • Hypotension

    […] you have: Chest pain Shortness of breath When to call your health care provider Call your health care provider right away if you have any of the following: Dizziness or fainting[fairview.org] Clinical presentation was hoarseness, aspiration pneumonia and hypoxemia requiring ventilatory support.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Tilt table test - This test is used if you have fainting spells for no known reason.[sharecare.com]

  • Arnold Chiari Malformation

    […] from swallowing disturbances and dysphagia further complicated by recurrent aspiration pneumonia.[mrmjournal.biomedcentral.com] You may suffer from fainting spells that are unexpected, so you can’t walk frequently or work in a hazardous industry.[disability-benefits-help.org] Parents should document all unusual events their child experiences such as dizziness, headaches, slurred speech, fainting spells, and numbness or pain in the arms and legs[healthofchildren.com]

  • Hypoglycemia

    We present a case of an 85-year-old man who presented to the endocrinology clinic with symptoms of "fainting spells after large meals."[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Severe symptoms can include impaired vision, confusion, seizures, and unconsciousness.[web.archive.org] Because of the history of Billroth II surgery and the description of his fainting spells, a 5-hour glucose tolerance test was performed in the clinic using the foods that[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

    Missing: Recurrent Pneumonia due to Aspiration
  • Anemia

    INTRODUCTION Table 1 Etiopathogenic classification of anemia. Regenerative anemia Acute or chronic bleeding Hemolytic anemia Hereditary (hemoglobinopathy, enzymopathy, membrane-cytoskeletal defects) Acquired (autoimmune, mechanical destruction, toxic-metabolic, drugs, infectious, PNH, hypersplenism) Hypo-regenerative[…][dx.doi.org]

    Missing: Recurrent Pneumonia due to Aspiration
  • Vasovagal Syncope

    Vasovagal syncope is characterized by simple fainting spells .[rscdiagnosticservices.com] Continue to be unconscious throughout seizure.[epilepsy.com] A blood test might also be done to look for conditions of the blood such as anemia which might be a cause to the fainting spell or dizziness you have.[gazettereview.com]

    Missing: Recurrent Pneumonia due to Aspiration
  • Syncope

    General Information Syncope, often referred to as a fainting spell, is the abrupt and brief loss of consciousness due to a temporary lack in blood flow to the brain.[utmc.utoledo.edu] Unconsciousness is a state which occurs when the ability to maintain an awareness of self and environment is lost.[en.wikipedia.org] For individuals who have problems with chronic fainting spells, therapy should focus on recognizing the triggers and learning techniques to keep from fainting.[en.wikipedia.org]

    Missing: Recurrent Pneumonia due to Aspiration
  • Cardiac Arrhythmia

    Diagnosis Your doctor will ask about your family history of coronary artery disease, cardiac arrhythmias, fainting spells or sudden death from heart problems.[womenshealthmag.com] This test sometimes is used to help find the cause of fainting spells. You lie on a table that moves from a lying down to an upright position.[web.archive.org] When To Call a Professional Call your doctor if you have any symptoms of a cardiac arrhythmia, including palpitations, dizziness, fainting spells, fatigue, shortness of breath[womenshealthmag.com]

    Missing: Recurrent Pneumonia due to Aspiration
  • Brain Concussion

    A severe traumatic brain injury involves an unconscious state or coma that lasts days, weeks, months, or even years.[braininjury-explanation.com] A concussion results in an altered mental state that may include becoming unconscious .[healthline.com] A concussion results in an altered mental state that may include becoming unconscious.[healthline.com]

    Missing: Recurrent Pneumonia due to Aspiration
  • Chronic Alcoholism

    The concept of "structural plasticity" has emerged as a potential mechanism in neurodegenerative and psychiatric diseases such as drug abuse, depression, and dementia. Chronic alcoholism is a progressive neurodegenerative disease while the person continues to abuse alcohol, though clinical and imaging studies show[…][ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

    Missing: Recurrent Pneumonia due to Aspiration
  • Traumatic Brain Injury

    Severe head injury is usually defined as being a condition where the patient has been in an unconscious state for six hours or more, or a post-traumatic amnesia of 24 hours[headway.org.uk] , a state in which an individual is totally unconscious, unresponsive, unaware, and unarousable; vegetative state, in which an individual is unconscious and unaware of his[ninds.nih.gov] […] of unconsciousness from which the individual cannot be awakened Vegetative State- a state in which an individual is not in a coma (i.e. awake) but is not aware of the environment[northeastern.edu]

    Missing: Recurrent Pneumonia due to Aspiration