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From Brighton, Illinois, USA:

I am an 18 years old, female, a strict vegetarian (I do make sure I get enough nutrients) and do not consume any sugar very often. I have had two episodes recently during which I suddenly became very hot, dizzy, had a fast heart rate, and passed out. I drank some soda to bring my sugar level back up which takes an hour or so. Ever since then, I have had to urinate much more than normal, I am thirsty all of the time now, I am tired more than usual, and I am not overweight. What could these signs mean?


I think you need to see your physician and have a complete history and physical exam, perhaps with some lab work to determine what this all means. These symptoms cannot be diagnosed on the Internet.


Original posting 29 Apr 2001
Posted to Diagnosis and Symptoms


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