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I recently had a fainting spell while i do not know if it was a cardiac event or anther reason how long is it appropriate not do drive

Doctor's Assistant: What are all the symptoms you're experiencing (e.g. loss of appetite, fever, rash)?

The day it happened i ad a low grade fever

Doctor's Assistant: How long have you had a fever? Do you have any respiratory symptoms?

The fever was i day ia have smoked heavily for 40 years but quit 3 years ag0

Doctor's Assistant: Anything else in your medical history you think the doctor should know?

Three years agi i had a heart attack

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Doctor: Doctor John MD, Board Certified MD replied 7 months ago
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Doctor: Doctor John MD, Board Certified MD replied 7 months ago

have you seen a doctor yet or been evaluated for the fainting spell?

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Customer reply replied 7 months ago
not yet
Doctor: Doctor John MD, Board Certified MD replied 7 months ago

can you provide more information about the episode?
when did it happen?
what happened?
did anyone witness it?
what medications are you currently on?

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