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Re: Just Had one!

From: Rick Wright


Thanks, Bill. Luck to you also. The bad part of this is that you can't really discuss it with just anyone since it involves functions that aren't really topics for socializing. Guess that's why this group became so interesting for me. I also noticed several contributers mentioning restaurants as an apparent stimulus for these events. That's where I was. Although I've known that I have the propensity to get fuzzy headed at times like when I stand to quickly, again with the BM and certainly have ALL the symptoms when I have an attack of proctalgia (profuse sweating, flush, cool and clammy to the touch and now, apparently, I'd better have a place to lay down OR just say to hell with it and draw a little attention by laying on the floor in public versus a LOT of attention by fainting and having someone call an ambulance.

This web site is not a substitute for a thorough medical evaluation and diagnosis of your vaso-vagal type symptoms.  Medical treatment and diagnosis is the only acceptable initial response to these serious symptoms since they might present from any number of life threatening and treatable illnesses. It is for you and your physician to rule out more serious illnesses; Please don't use this online forum as an alternative to getting responsible medical attention and being under the care of a physician for the duration of any unknown, suspected or dangerous vaso-vagal syndrome symptoms.
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