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Question: Dizzy, weak, sweat, while urinating

 Trevors - Sun May 10, 2009 2:59 am

Dear Doctor,
I woke up last night to urinate. As I urinated, I felt very weak and very dizzy that i started to loose control of myself. I had to see support of the urinal walls. I took longer than usual to finish urinating. As I came back to my room, I felt a warm breeze of sweat engulf my whole body and my legs could barely support me. I threw myself on bed and felt like the ground was spinning slowly and gently and was sweating. I slept off and woke up with no problem.
This was the third time this is happening. Once it was in november 2008 and January 2009. I felt the same problem then. I am not taking any medication right now (my last medication was Pantazol 40mg in march 2008). I was not drunk. I drink 2 to 3 glasses of water everyday. I don't take lots of sugar since I normally use honey for my morning and evening tea. I am worried. I hope its not diabetes!
Yours Trevors
 Dr.M.jagesh kamath - Tue Aug 18, 2009 11:07 am

User avatar Hello,Micturition syncope is what you describe and is commoner in older people.Not related to diabetes,but may be due to postural hypotension,or due to sudden emptying of bladder.Nothing to worry but do consult your physician.

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