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Fainting Treatments

Fainting: Treatments

Some of the possible treatments for Fainting from various sources may include:

Treatments for Syncope

The following treatments are listed for Syncope in our knowledge base:

  • Lying down
  • Sit down
  • Bend over
  • Elevate legs
  • No treatment - occasional faints are often harmless and may need no treatment.
  • Treatment of the underlying condition

Alternative Treatments for Fainting

Alternative treatments, home remedies, other other complementary therapies that have been listed as possibly helpful for Fainting in various sources may include:

  • Ayurvedic herbal remedy
  • Inhale freshly chopped onion
  • Hydration
  • Splash cold water on the face
  • Place head between your knees
  • Lie down with your legs elevated 8 to 12 inches (20-30 centimeters)

Drugs and Medications used to treat Fainting:

Some of the drugs and medications used in the treatment of Fainting may include:

Treatments for Causes of Fainting

Review the treatment information pages for various causes of Fainting:

More causes: not all possible causes for Fainting are listed above; for a full list refer to causes of Fainting.

Treatment Notes

Only your doctor can advise whether any of these treatments are appropriate for your specific medical situation. Always discuss all treatment options with your doctor before making a decision, including whether to start or discontinue any treatment plan.

Conditions listing medical 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.

Select from the following alphabetical view of conditions which include a symptom of Fainting or choose View All.

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Conditions listing medical complications: Fainting:

The following list of medical conditions have 'Fainting' or similar listed as a medical complication in our database.


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