Symptom: Fainting


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Fainting: Feeling of lightheadedness and falling over
Detailed cause information for symptom: Fainting:
  • Possible causes of symptom: Fainting (45 conditions)
  • Medications or substances causing symptom: Fainting (4 listings)
  • Medical conditions causing symptom: Fainting (91 conditions)
  • Medical conditions causing complication: Fainting (8 conditions)

  • Disease information: see also Fainting condition information
  • Causes of Syncope (30 conditions)
    Medical articles on symptoms: These general medical articles may be of interest:

    Types of Fainting: dizziness (76)
    Symptoms related to Fainting: dizziness (76), lightheadedness (76), syncope (140), seizures (119)
    Fainting type of: Syncope (140)
    Symptoms: symptom center, symptom groups, symptom descriptions

    Possible causes of symptom: Fainting: The following medical conditions are some of the possible causes of Fainting as a symptom. There are likely to be other possible causes, so ask your doctor about your symptoms.

    Medications or substances causing Fainting: The following drugs, medications, substances or toxins are some of the possible causes of Fainting as a symptom. This list is incomplete and various other drugs or substances may cause your symptoms. Always advise your doctor of any medications or treatments you are using, including prescription, over-the-counter, supplements, herbal or alternative treatments.

    Conditions listing symptoms: Fainting: The following list of conditions have 'Fainting' or similar listed as a symptom in our database. This computer-generated list may be inaccurate or incomplete. Always seek prompt professional medical advice about the cause of any symptom.

    A

  • Acoustic Neurinoma ... dizziness
  • Addison's Disease ... dizziness, fainting
  • Alternating Hemiplegia ... balance problems
  • Amnesic shellfish poisoning ... dizziness
  • Amphetamines ... dizziness
  • Anaphylaxis ... fainting
  • Anemia ... dizziness
  • Aortic valve disease ... dizziness, fainting
  • Atrial Fibrillation ... faintness
  • Atrial flutter ... dizziness, fainting

    B

  • Balance disorders ... wooziness, dizziness
  • Barotitis Media ... dizziness
  • Brain cancer ... dizziness, balance problems

    C

  • Carbon monoxide poisoning ... dizziness
  • Charcot-Marie-Tooth Disorder ... balance problems
  • Chemical pneumonia ... dizziness
  • Chiari Malformation ... dizziness
  • Ciguatera poisoning ... dizziness
  • Concussion ... dizziness
  • Cor pulmonale ... fainting
  • Cyclic vomiting syndrome ... dizziness

    D

  • Decompression sickness ... dizziness
  • Diabetic hypoglycemia ... dizziness
  • Diabetic neuropathy ... dizziness

    E

  • Ectopic pregnancy ... dizziness, fainting, fainting

    F

  • Favism ... dizziness

    G

  • Generalized anxiety disorder ... lightheadedness

    H

  • Headache-free migraine ... dizziness
  • Hearing Impairment ... dizziness, balance problems
  • Heart attack ... fainting
  • Heart block ... dizziness, fainting
  • Heart disease ... fainting
  • Heatstroke ... dizziness
  • Hemangioblastoma ... dizziness
  • Hyperemesis Gravidarum ... dizziness
  • Hypertension ... dizziness
  • Hypertrophic cardiomyopathy ... fainting from exertion
  • Hyperventilation ... dizziness, faintness
  • Hypoglycemia ... dizziness
  • Hypoglycemic attack ... dizziness
  • Hypotension ... fainting

    J

  • Jaw conditions ... dizziness
  • Joubert Syndrome ... balance problems

    L

  • Labrynthitis ... balance problems, dizziness
  • Lupus ... dizziness
  • Lyme disease ... dizziness

    M

  • Malaria ... dizziness
  • Mastocytosis ... faintness
  • Middle ear infection ... Balance problems
  • Mitral-valve prolapse ... dizziness
  • Monosodium glutamate (MSG) adverse reaction ... dizziness
  • Motion sickness ... dizziness
  • Mountain sickness ... dizziness

    N

  • Neurofibromatosis-2 ... balance problems

    O

  • Olivopontocerebellar Atrophy ... feeling faint on standing up
  • Orthostatic hypotension ... dizziness, fainting

    P

  • Panic attack ... fainting-like symptoms, Lightheadedness, dizziness
  • Panic disorder ... fainting-like symptoms, Lightheadedness, dizziness
  • Paralytic shellfish poisoning ... dizziness
  • Perilymph fistula ... balance problems
  • Pheochromocytoma ... fainting
  • Polycythemia ... dizziness
  • Post-traumatic stress disorder ... dizziness
  • Premenstrual syndrome ... dizziness
  • Primary pulmonary hypertension ... dizziness, fainting (syncope)
  • Progressive Supranuclear Palsy ... balance problems
  • Pulmonary embolism ... dizziness
  • Pulmonary hypertension ... fainting
  • Pulmonary valve stenosis ... fainting

    R

  • Rapid gastric emptying ... dizziness
  • Rift Valley Fever ... dizziness

    S

  • Sick sinus syndrome ... dizziness, fainting
  • Sinus node disease ... dizziness, fainting
  • Stokes Adams syndrome ... fainting
  • Stroke ... dizziness, Fainting
  • Subarachnoid hemorrhage ... dizziness, fainting
  • Syncope ... fainting from laughing, dizziness, dizziness, lightheadedness (presyncope), fainting from coughing, fainting

    T

  • Tachycardia ... dizziness
  • Toxic Shock Syndrome ... Dizziness, fainting
  • Transient Ischemic Attack ... dizziness

    U

  • Usher Syndrome ... Balance problems

    V

  • Variant CJD ... dizziness
  • Vascular neuropathy ... feeling faint on standing up
  • Vasovagal attack ... fainting
  • Vertigo ... balance problems
  • Vestibular neuronitis ... balance problems
  • Viral Hemorrhagic Fevers ... dizziness
  • Von Hippel-Lindau Disease ... balance problems, dizziness

    W

  • Wallenberg's Syndrome ... balance problems
  • Whiplash ... dizziness
  • Wolf-Parkinson-White syndrome ... dizziness
    Conditions listing complications: Fainting: The following list of conditions have 'Fainting' or similar listed as a complication in our database. The distinction between a symptom and complication is not always clear, and conditions mentioning this symptom as a complication may also be relevant. This computer-generated list may be inaccurate or incomplete. Always seek prompt professional medical advice about the cause of any symptom.

    A

  • Acoustic Neurinoma ... dizziness
  • Angelman syndrome ... balance problems

    D

  • Diabetes ... Balance problems
  • Dysmenorrhea ... fainting

    N

  • Neurofibromatosis-2 ... Balance problems

    S

  • Stroke ... balance problems, Dizziness

    T

  • Type 1 diabetes ... Balance problems
  • Type 2 diabetes ... Balance problems

    Related medical articles for Syncope:
  • Introduction: Syncope
  • Basic Summary for Syncope
  • Causes of Syncope
  • Symptoms of Syncope
  • Treatments for Syncope


    Last revised: Nov 26, 2003

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