Fainting is a temporary loss of consciousness due to a drop in blood flow to the brain. The episode is brief (lasting less than a couple of minutes) and is followed by rapid and complete recovery. You may feel light-headed or dizzy before fainting...
- History and Physical Exam
- After Hours Office Visit
- Elevation of Leg
- Recumbent Body Position
Fainting happens when you lose consciousness for a short amount of time because your brain isn't getting enough oxygen. The medical term for...