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Re: Vasal Vagal Reaction to needles - has anyone experienced this?

From: Alan
Date: 4/5/01
Time: 12:03:44 AM
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Everytime a get a needle (flu shots, penicillin etc) I feint. Doctors have told me it is a 'Vaso-vagal' reaction and that is where the info stops. They seem to not know why is happens...very annoying

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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