Understanding Fainting -- Symptoms

Medically Reviewed by Sabrina Felson, MD on May 02, 2023
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Depending on the cause of your fainting spell, you may have some or all of these symptoms before or during the episode:


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.