I had and episode there where I suddenly felt faint

Patient : I had and episode there where I suddenly felt faint and very sick, it passed after 5 mins and since then it's been coming back in waves of tingles through out my whole body. I have never fainted before, it feels like a lot of activity is going in my head - like migraine type symptoms but not painful just an overwhelming lightheadedness. My breasts are very tender- the most so they have ever been.
Symptoms:  Tingling through whole body, waves of lightheadedness and nausea
Doctor :   Hello, Thank you for your query at AskTheDoctor.com I understand your concern. Your symptoms of feeling faint, assoc iated with tingling throughout the whole body and lightheadedness are suggestive of a vasovagal attack. Such attacks are common in those with postural hypotension, where certain activities like sudden standing up, or getting up from laying down position leads to a drop in BP causing such symptoms. But since it's persistent in your case it is better to get some investigations done for the same. I will advise you to get CBC, FBS/PPBS, and thyroid profile done. Sometimes hormonal imbalance can cause similar symptoms but that is not the likely cause here. I am mentioning that since your breasts have been engorged. So provided all the tests are normal, and the symptoms persist, a hormonal evaluation can be done including FSH, LH, estrogen and progesterone. Kindly get the tests done and share the reports, and I can give my opinion based on that. Hope this was helpful, Feel free to discuss further, Regards.

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