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    Understanding Fainting -- Symptoms

    What Are the Symptoms of Fainting?

    Depending on the cause of your fainting spell, you may have some or all of these symptoms before or during the episode:

    Understanding Fainting

    Find out more about fainting:

    Basics

    Symptoms

    Diagnosis and Treatment

    Prevention

    Call Your Doctor About Fainting If:

    You have an unexplained fainting episode. Especially if the episode occurs during exercise, happens during heart palpitations (feeling the heart beat irregularly), or if you have a family history of recurrent fainting or sudden death.

    WebMD Medical Reference

    Reviewed by Jennifer Robinson, MD on March 04, 2015

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