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I have a long history which includes lupus, factor v leiden, pacemaker, strokes, pulmonary embolisms. For the past few days I have had a strange new physical issue. I get a burst of energy for about 5 mins or so, and the suddenly I cannot stay awake. Right before this happens I experience some chest pain, and a burning sensation in one small spot on the top of my head with a headache but nothing severe. I had an ablation approx 6 months ago and during that procedure the Dr. found some abnormalities which she removed. She is not sure she got everything, but I have a pap this month to check status. Could that have something to do with these strange new symptoms or what could be causing this? My blood pressure when this happens drops to around 100/52. I sleep for a little while and then wake up with more energy, but then it happens all over again within a short period of time. It is really strange, any ideas?


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replied April 12th, 2010
Womens Conditions Answer A11204
Hi,
Welcome to the ehealthforum. I am glad to help you out.

In view of the symptoms described by you, I don’t think they have got anything to do with an abnormal pap smear etc.

Moreover, the symptoms mentioned if last only for a few minutes, are also not worrying. This burst of energy can be due to increased pumping of the heart.

Maybe, you can get your pacemaker checked if everything is going on fine. Getting the heart functions evaluated by an echocardiography will also help in reassuring that everything’s fine.

Anyhow, I don’t think it’s anything serious. I sincerely hope this helps. Take care.



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