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Should I take my dad to hospital tonight. he passed out

Patient: My dad passed out two times tonight and tells me he feels fine now should I take him to a hospital tonight or just make sure he follows yo with a dr apointment

 

 

Symptoms: Was taking a shower passed out. Said he got out of shower passed out again not sure how long. Said he felt cold sweats

 

 

Doctor: Thanks for consulting ATD.He may be having Transient ischemic attack, Syncope, Hypoglycemia, etc. It is a type of me dical urgency and he requires medical attention as soon as possible. Do no wait for an appointment and rush him to ER/ED. Meanwhile, check his blood pressure and blood glucose levels and administer medication that he has been using.Hope this cleared your query and wishing you all the best. Have a nice day.

 


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Dr. Jimmy Obaji M.D.

Dr. Jimmy Obaji M.D.

Dr. Jimmy Obaji completed his residency in Family Medicine at the University of Manitoba. He currently operates a walk-in-clinic in downtown Toronto.

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