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Blacking Out, Fainting, or Loss of Consciousness

If you have had a recent illness, such as a bad cold or the flu, you could have easily gotten behind in your fluid intake. This is especially true if you had nausea, vomiting, or diarrhea. The lightheadedness may occur even a couple days after the other symptoms have resolved.

Have you had a recent illness that might be a factor?

Yes, I have had a recent illness.

No, I have not had a recent illness.

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